Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Mr Naveen Patnaik for taking oath as the Chief Minister Odisha.
Taking to tweeter, Mr Modi said “Congratulations to Shri Naveen Patnaik Ji on taking oath as Odisha’s Chief Minister. Best wishes to him and his team in fulfilling the people’s aspirations.
“I assure complete cooperation from the Centre in working for Odisha’s progress. @Naveen_Odisha”
Similarly, former Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also congratulated Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
He tweeted “I Congratulate Shri Naveen Patnaik @Naveen_Odisha for a 5th consecutive term as the Chief Minister of Odisha.
“My best wishes for a successful term ahead. Also, congratulate all the candidates who won the Odisha Assembly & Lok Sabha Elections 2019”.
The chief minister as promised during the electioneering has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the swearing in ceremony but the Prime Minister who did not turn up for the swearing in ceremony, however, congratulated him for taking the oath as Chief Minister.
Mr.Patnaik also invited Mr.Dharmendra Pradhan but he too did not turn up for the swearing in ceremony.