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Patnaik reciprocates Modi, congratulates him for BJP victory

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the impressive victory of BJP in the Lok Sabha elections.

Patnaik spoke to Modi over telephone and congratulated him for the huge victory registered by the BJP in the Parliamentary election, sources in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said.

Patnaik wished the prime minister almost simultaneously as Modi's congratulatory message for him for BJD's stellar performance in the assembly polls in Odisha.

"Congratulations to Naveen Babu for yet another victory in Odisha. Wishing him the very best for the next term," Modi said in a twitter post.

Patnaik also thanked the prime minister for his wishes.

"Thank you PM @narendramodi ji for your wishes on @bjd_odishas spectacular performance in #OdishaElections2019. Congratulate #NDA and @BJP4India for the huge victory in #LokSabhaElections2019. Look forward to working together for the people of #Odisha," Patnaik tweeted.

Patnaik is all set to become chief minister of Odisha for a record fifth term. He has been on the chair continously since 2000.

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First Published: Thu, May 23 2019. 19:26 IST