2018 was an eventful year for political parties as many leaders of Congress, BJP and Left joined the ruling BJD.
Below are some of the key disasters which rocked the world this year.
Titli with associated flood and landslides had severely affected a vast population of about 60.31 lakh in 128 blocks under 17 districts of Odisha.
Despite the havoc brought by cyclone Titli in Odisha, the rainfall that followed the natural calamity has led to the bumper harvest of paddy in all eight blocks of Dhenkanal district.
Titli had hit both Odisha and Andhra Pradesh in October last.
Titli was the rarest of rare cyclones in more than two centuries due to the recurvature after its landfall, a phenomenon that is quite uncommon.
Though he did not name CM Naidu in his address, he narrated how the Central government had provided the relief services in the cyclone-affected areas.
Commenting on the allegations made, district collector K Dhananjaya Reddy admitted that that some mistakes had occurred during the enumeration as well as the payment of compensation.
It has been one month since cyclone Titli and subsequent floods left a trail of destruction in Ganjam district.
About 2,500 migratory birds, including pelican and painted star birds come to the bird sanctuary every year in search of feed as well as for hatching.
On the occasion, the CM came down heavily on the Centre. He said the Centre did not grant even a single rupee to the victims.
DRDA PA Sidhartha Sankar Swain and BeMC Commissioner Chakraborty Singh Rathore were present.
The central team was led by joint secretary (DM) Union Home Ministry, Sanjeev Kumar Jindal.
Kallam said that when AP suffered from two major cyclones in 1977 and 1990, the then Chief Ministers did not hamper the process of restoration by making frequent visits.
SRC officials said a total 128 blocks in 17 districts have been affected by the cyclone and floods.