Four from #Odisha find place in the list of 100 most powerful Indians, Naveen Patnaik is still tallest leader in the state

Bhubaneswar, Orissa. For Archive. Date:24/12/2010. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is at a function in Bhubaneswar. Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan have been named by Indian Express in its list of the ‘100 Most Powerful Indians’.

Four from Odisha find place in the list of 100 most powerful Indians- CJI Dipak Misra (rank 3), CM Naveen Patnaik (rank 30), Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (rank 32), PK Mishra, Addl Secy to PM (rank 44).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has topped the list followed by BJP President Amit Shah. Army chief General Bipin Rawat, Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, Cricketer Virat Kohli and Lawyer Prashant Bhushan have also been named among the most powerful Indians.