Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik among top 10 influential persons in India
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been ranked 10th in the list of ’50 Influential Indians 2020′, a survey conducted by Fame India magazine and Asia Post.
This apart, Odisha-born PK Mishra, who is the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, has been placed at 11th spot in the list. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has topped the list, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Home Minister Amit Shah have been ranked 2nd and 3rd, respectively.
Patnaik, five-time Odisha CM and longest serving Chief Minister of the state, has remained as an invincible leader since 2000 assembly polls in the state. Under his leadership, Odisha has emerged as a role model state in disaster management, poverty alleviation, socio-economic development and hosting major sporting events.