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Indian government official

Naveen Patnaik, Indian government official.


Patnaik, Naveen was born on October 16, 1946. Son of Biju Patnaik.


Bachelor, Delhi University.


Member Lok Sabha Parliament of India, India, 1998—2000, union minister steel & mines, 1998—1999, union minister mines & minerals, 1999—2000. Founder Biju Janata Dal Party, 1998. Chief minister Government of Orissa, since 2000, minister water, information and technical, 2000—2002, minister home, agriculture and general administration, since 2000, minister finance, planning and co-ordination, since 2002.

Founding member Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH).


  • Other Work

    • Author: A Second Paradise: Indian Country Life 1590-1947, A Desert Kingdom: The People of Bikaner, Garden of Life: An Introduction to the Healing Plants of India. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Biju Patnaik. Patnaik