Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

Party Name                                                   

Biju Janata Dal

Father's Name                                             

Biju Patnaik

Mother's Name:

Gyan Patnaik

Date of Birth                                               

16/10/1946

Place of Birth                                                 

Cuttack, Odisha

Marital Status                                              

Bachelor

Educational Qualifications                         

Educated at University of Delhi

Profession                                                    

Social Service

 

Positions Held

 

1996

  • Elected to the 11th Lok Sabha in a bye-election

2000

  • Assembly elections in alliance with BJP in Odisha

2000

  • Chief Minister of Odisha

2004

Chief Minister of Odisha

May 21, 2009

Chief Minister of Odisha for a third consecutive term

2014

Clinched a huge victory Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections

 

BOOKS WRITTEN:
 
A Second Paradise A Desert Kingdom The Garden of Life
 
FAVOURITE PASTIME:
 
Reading watching programmes on culture history and environment 
 
SPECIAL INTEREST:
 
Culture and environment
 
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES:
 
Founder Member Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) 
 
LITERAL ACTIVITIES:
 
Writes articles on culture and environment
 
COUNTRY VISITED:
 
Widely travelled
 
OTHER INFORMATION:
 
Founder President Biju Janata Dal Played a pioneering role in the international recognition of Indian design and worked for handloom weavers to enlarge home market for Indian textiles.