Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik filed his nomination papers for BJD president post at party headquarters in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
It is a foregone conclusion that Naveen Patnaik would be elected as Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president.
Patnaik is slated to be elected as BJD president for the 8th consecutive time, said party sources.
The formal announcement will be held on February 26.
Earlier, the party had declared the names of 33 organizational district presidents.