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PM Modi pays tributes to Biju Patnaik on birth anniversary

IndiaTimes Friday, 5 March 2021
A freedom fighter and a prominent regional satrap who was a key member of the anti-Congress alliances for decades, Patnaik served as Odisha chief minister twice and was also a Union minister.
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News video: Odisha CM pays tribute to father Biju Patnaik on his 105th birth anniversary

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on March 05 paid floral tribute to his father and former CM Biju Patnaik on his 105th birth anniversary at BJD headquarters in Bhubaneshwar. Biju Patnaik served twice as the Chief Minister of Odisha. He died on April 17, 1997.

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