24 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today expressed happiness over the resounding victory of BJD candidate Rita Sahu in the Bijepur by-elections.
Speaking to mediapersons at Naveen Nivas (the Chief Minister's residence), he said, "I would like to thank the people of Bijepur and express my deepest gratitude to them foe having given the Biju Janata Dal candidate such a record victory."
The BJD supremo also thanked his partymen for their efforts during the run-up to the bye-election. "I would also like to thank the workers and leaders of the party who strived so hard for this election."
Speaking about the victory margin of party candidate Sahu, Naveen said that he was delighted to learn about the record.