Bhubneswar: BJD supremo Naveen Patanik has picked up new faces for his ministry in his fifth term as chief minister.
Tukuni Sahu, Dibya Shankar Mishra, Jyoti Panigrahi, Sameer Dash, Jaganath Saraka, Padimini Dian, Tushara Behera, Raghu Nandan Das, Premanand Nayak and Naba Das are the new faces in the ministry. Old hands like Sushanta Singh, Arun Sahu, Bikram Keshri Arakhu, Padmanabha Behera, Ashok Panda, Sudam Marandi, Niranjan Pujhari, Pratap Jena, Prafulla Mallick, and Ranendra Pratap Swain have also found place in his list.
Surya Narayan Patra will be the speaker and Pramila Mallick will be the chief of the party in the state assembly. The elections to the post of speaker will be held on June 4.