Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today confidently claimed that his party will win the Bijepur by-poll in Bargargh district comfortably. The by-election is scheduled to be held on February 24.
“We will be winning the Bijepur by-poll with good margin as our development works and welfare schemes will work for our benefits,” said Patnaik before embarking on a four-day tour to the national capital to attend World Hockey Cup function.
The Chief Minister also greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Maha Shiv Ratri. “Best wishes to everyone for Shiv Ratri,” he said.
During his four-sday schedule the Chief Minister is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister Narendra to raise several issues pertaining to the state and its people.
Naveen Patnaik will attend the function on World Cup hockey tomorrow and will return on next Friday.
Notably, Odisha will host the men’s hockey World Cup-2018 at the Kalinga Stadium here between November 28 and December 16.