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Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

Biography

Naveen Patnaik, the writer who turned into a politician was born on 16 October 1946 in Cuttack. He is the founder of the Biju Janata Dal. He is the son of Biju Patnaik, former Chief Minister of Odisha. He completed his education from Welham Boys' School in Dehradun, and later, The Doon School. Patnaik completed his graduation from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. After his father's demise, Patnaik decided to enter politics in 1997. In 1998, he founded the Biju Janata Dal and named after Biju Patnaik. He was elected as the Odisha Chief Minister for the first time in March 2000 and then in 2004, 2009 and 2014. He's held the position for four consecutive terms. The Biju Janata Dal secured 112 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly held along with Lok Sabha polls. He was sworn in as Odisha’s chief minister for the fifth consecutive term on May 29th 2019.

Personal Life

Full Name Naveen Patnaik
Date of Birth 16 Oct 1946 (Age 72)
Place of Birth Cuttack
Party name Biju Janata Dal
Education Graduate
Profession Politician, Writer
Father's Name Biju Patnaik
Mother's Name Gyan Patnaik

Contact

Permanent address Naveen Niwas,Aerodrome Gate,P.S-Airfield PoliceStation,P.O-Acrodrome Area PostOffice,Bhubaneswar,Khurda,Pin-751020
Present address Naveen Niwas,Aerodrome Gate,P.S-Airfield PoliceStation,P.O-Acrodrome Area PostOffice,Bhubaneswar,Khurda,Pin-751020
Contact number 0674-2590488
Email NA
Website http://cm.odisha.gov.in/
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

Prior to entering politics, Naveen Patnaik was a writer. He has penned four books so far. He has an inclination towards oil paintings.

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    He was sworn in as Odisha’s chief minister for the fifth consecutive term on May 29th 2019.
  • 2000
    On 5 March 2000, he was elected as the Odisha Chief Minister for the first time.
  • 2014
    Patnaik won a huge victory in both the 2014 Indian General Elections and the Legislative Assembly of Odisha elections. And again became a Chief Minister of Odisha on 21 May 2014.
  • 2009
    On 21 May 2009, he was elected to head the state government for a third consecutive time.
  • 1998
    He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha again from the Aska Parliamentary Constituency.
  • 1997
    Naveen Patnaik was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha from Aska Parliamentary Constituency in the by-elections.
  • 1997
    He became a member of the Consultative Committee of Ministry of Steel & Mines, Member of Standing Committee on Commerce, and Member, Library Committee of Parliament.
  • 2004
    On 16 May 2004, he was elected as the Chief Minister of the state for the second time.
Net Worth12.06 CRORE
ASSETS12.06 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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