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Biography of Naveen Patnaik released

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A biography of Chief Minister Patnaik encompassing his over two decades of political life was unveiled here today.

The book, titled Patnaik and penned by of Outlook Ruben Banerjee, was released by former DGP Amiya Bhushan Tripathy at a function here.

Regarding Patnaik's journey in Odisha's political turf, said Patnaik became a success despite having spent many years outside the state primarily because there was a political vacuum in the state.

Patnaik descended on the political scene at a time when the political class in the state appeared to have been discredited, he said.

The biography refers to Patnaik's baptism in and floating of (BJD), a regional party named after his late father legendary

The book also highlights the achievements in during the government led by Patnaik since 2000, besides dealing with the factors which played major roles in winning the elections.

Besides giving a description regarding the way Patnaik spent his pre-political years, the book refers to challenges for the 2019 elections too.

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First Published: Sun, August 05 2018. 21:20 IST