Bhubaneswar: BJD led by Naveen Patnaik leading over 116 assembly seats in Odisha. Initial trends say Naveen Patnaik will retain power in Odisha – 5th consecutive term. Naveen Patnaik who is contesting from two Assembly seats for the first time, leading in both seats.
Out of 146 seats in Odisha, BJD leading in 116 seats, BJP 20 seats, Congress leading in 8, CPI (M) 1, JMM 1. Counting of votes for the 21 Lok Sabha seats and 146 Assembly segments in Odisha is underway at 63 different centres across the state amidst tight security.