Bhubaneswar: BJD president Naveen Patnaik will be the Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive term. Naveen won both the Assembly seat-Hinjili in Ganjam and Bijepur in western Odisha.
Out of 146 Assembly seats, BJD got 112 , BJP got 23, Congress got nine seats, Communist Party of India-Marxist got one and an Independent candidate secured one.
Now calculation has started about who will get the Ministers’ posts and who will get important post in the Cabinet.
The MLAs in the probable list are:
Rajendra Dholkia, Bhupindra Singh, Manohar Randhari, Padmini Dian, Pradip Panigrahi, Surya Narayan Patro, Jagannath Sakra, Snehangini Chhuria, Sushant Singh, Kishor Mohanty, Naba Das, Sharada Nayak, Tukuni Sahoo, Pradip Amat, Bikram Kesharo Arukh, Rohit Pujari, Badri Narayan Patra, Prafulla Mallick, Rajanikanta Singh, Debi Prasad Mishra, Ranedra Pratap Swain, Chandrasarathi Behera, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Arun Sahu, Samir Ranjan Das, Ashok Panda, Sudam Marandi, Anant Das, Prafulla Samal, Pramila Mallick, Pranab Prakash Das, Pratap Deb, Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and Amar Satpathy.