Modi congratulates Naveen for his fifth term

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik for retaining power for a record fifth term in a row in Odisha.

“Congratulations to Naveen Babu for yet another victory in Odisha. Wishing him the very best for the next term,” Modi tweeted.

Till the latest results were out, BJD is comfortably leading in 107 Assembly seats, out of the 146 seats. It is also leading in 13 Lok Sabha constituencies.