Bhubaneswar: The swearing-in-ceremony of BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik as chief minister for fifth time will be held on Monday. Patnaik alone will take oath as chief minister. The ministry expansion will be held at a later date.
Meanwhile, following the landslide victory of his BJD party at the state assembly hustings, chief minister Patnaik has send his resignation letter to the governor Ganeshilal who has accepted it with immediate affect.
The BJD has won 112 of the 146 assembly seats for which elections were held in April 2019.