Achieving such a feat in 2014 elections may partially be attributed to the poor organisational base of the saffron party then in Odisha.
Patnaik who was pitted against Badri Narayan Patro and Prafulla Samal has lost from both the assembly seats Ghasipura and Bhandaripokhari he contested in the polls.
Women candidates will grab a major slice of the pie in the elections held to Odisha’s 21 Lok Sabha seats.
Appreciations poured in from various quarters for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Naveen Patnik for their parties’ victory in the General Elections-2019.
The main opposition Congress has, however, slumped to the third position behind the BJP.
As largely expected, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has retained power as a bigger section of the Odia electorate has rewarded him a historic fifth straight term in office.
His clean image and work done by the BJD Government made it easy for the party’s candidates to emerge victorious.
The main opposition Congress has, however, slumped to the third position behind the BJP in the state.
In the Lok Sabha polls, the BJD is also well ahead of its main rival BJP by leading in at least 14 constituencies, according to the latest trends.
SN Agragami explores the likely scenarios to emerge from Elections 2019 and how politics will pan out thereafter.
Odisha result 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Naveen Patnaik retains CM's chair for fifth term; BJP makes massive gains
The elections for the 147 Assembly seats and 21 Lok Sabha seats were conducted in four phases.
Sources said that both Patnaik and KCR assured support to Pawar if the Congress-led UPA has the required numbers to form a stable government with their support.
The exit poll projections for Odisha are certainly music to BJP’s ears as the saffron party seems on road to crack Naveen Patnaik’s fortress as far as the Lok Sabha seats are concerned.
The revised wages, limited to the present electrical work, will be Rs 420 for unskilled labour, Rs 480 for semi-skilled labour and Rs 555 for skilled labour.
There are six severely damaged portions to be repaired by the ASI while temple administration would take up repair of 22 two places in the temple.