Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik instructed 12 ministers to resign from the council of ministers before reshuffle in of council of ministers. As per the latest report CM Naveen Patnaik asked these ministers to resign before 4pm today.
It should be noted that new ministers will take oath tomorrow morning at Raj Bhawan. As per the report CM Naveen Patnaik to drop several senior leaders from the cabinet they are like Excise Minister Dr. Damodar Rout, Revenue Minister Bijayshree Routray, MSME Minister Jogendra Behera, Urban Development Minister Pushpendra Singhdeo, Industry Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Sports Minister Sudam Marandi, Minister Lal Bihari Himrika, Minister Snehangini Churia, Minister Prafulla Mallick, Minister Arun Sahoo, Minister Sanjay Dasverma, Minister Pranab Prakash Das and others.
Senior BJD leaders Ranedra Pratap Swain, Amar Prasad Satpathy, Shashi Bhusan Behera, Pratap Jena, Suryanarayan Patro, Maheswar Mohanty, Debasish Nayak, Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak likely to be included in cabinet. Speaker Niranjan Pujari likely to be included in cabinet.