Naveen Patnaik is an Indian Politician and the head of the Biju Janata Dal Party. He is the current & 14th Chief Minister of Odisha.
Naveen Patnaik is the longest serving Chief Minister of any Indian State and also the 3rd Indian Minister who wins five consecutive terms as Chief Minister. Check out Naveen Patnaik Wiki, Age, Height, Education, Political Career, Family, Wife, Biography & More.
Naveen Patnaik Wiki/Bio:
|Real Name:||Naveen Patnaik|
|Date of Birth:||16-Oct-1946|
|Party:||Biju Janata Dal|
Naveen Patnaik Education:
He did schooling from Welham Boys School, Dehradun and Doon School. He earned a BA degree from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi.
Naveen Patnaik Political Career:
After his studies, he becomes an author and wrote 4 books and during this time he met the former lady of America, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Later, he wrote two more books with her.
He entered into politics after the death of his father “Biju Patnaik” in 1997. Some party members wanted Biju’s children to represent the party, but unfortunately, Naveen’s elder brother and sister declined the offer. In that situation, Naveen took responsibility and contest the elections.
Later, he was appointed as the Union Minister for Mines in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government.
Naveen Patnaik formed his own party named “Biju Janata Dal”.
Naveen Patnaik Age, Height, Weight:
|Age:||72 Years (As of 2018)|
|Height:||5 Ft 9 in|
Naveen Patnaik Family:
His father “Biju Patnaik”, was an Indian Politician while his mother “Gyan Patnaik”, was a pilot. He has an elder brother named “Prem Patnaik”, is a businessman and an elder sister “Geeta Mehta”, is a writer.