Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to include 5 new faces in his cabinet. Total 11 new ministers to take oath tomorrow morning at 11 am. Probable list of names to get ministerial berth are Jaydeb MLA Sashibhushan Behera, Bhandarpokhri MLA Prafulla Samal, Karanjia MLA Bijay Nayak, Puri MLA Maheswar Mohanty, Sonpur MLA Niranjan Pujari, Digapahandi MLA Surya Patro, Bhatli MLA Sushant Singh, Mahanga MLA Pratap Jena, Parjang MLA Nursingha Sahoo, Bhograi MLA Ananta Das, Cuttack Sadar MLA Chandra Sarathi Behera .
Out 11 new ministers, 6 given cabinet rank, 5 to be inducted as minister of State. Ministers Prafulla Mallick, Ramesh Majhi promoted to Cabinet rank.
The 10 ministers who have resigned today are: School and Mass education minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Food and civil supplies minister Sanjay Das Burma, Law minister Arun Sahu, Tribal development minister Lal Bihari Himrika, Higher education minister Pradeep Panigrahi, IT and Energy minister Pranab Das, Sports minister Sudam Marndi, urban development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo, Finance and Health minister Pradeep Amat, MSME minister Jogendra Behera.