Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

Naveen Patnaik

Date of Birth : 16 October 1946

Mini Biography :

Naveen Patnaik (born 16 October 1946) is an Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Odisha, India and the chief of Biju Janata Dal, a regional political party in Orissa. Naveen Patnaik was born in Cuttack, Odisha to former Chief Minister of Odisha Biju Patnaik and Gyan Patnaik. At the age of 7 he was sent to Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun but later on shifted to the Doon School from where he obtained his Senior Cambridge Certificate at the age of 17. He attended the Kirori Mal College, Delhi University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts. He is a life-long bachelor. His elder brother Prem Patnaik is a businessman while his sister Gita Mehta is a renowned author and is the wife of Sonny Mehta, Editor-in-Chief of Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

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