31 May 2019
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Odia BJP leaders Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Chandra Sarangi for securing positions in Union Ministry. He also expressed that the two leaders represent the voice of Odisha at Centre.
Patnaik tweeted, "Congratulate @dpradhanbjp ji and @pcsarangi ji on being sworn in as Union ministers. Wish you success in living upto the aspirations of every single Indian and presenting the voice of #Odisha at Center"
He also wrote, "Congratulate @narendramodi ji on taking oath as Prime Minister of India for the second time. Best wishes to your entire team to take India further on the path of inclusive development. Look forward to working together for a prosperous #NewOdisha"
Narendra Modi and his Council of 52 Ministers were sworn-in on Thursday in a mega oath-taking ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.