Odisha Assembly election results 2019: BJD shows dominance in Odisha; Naveen Patnaik set to win fifth term in Odisha
Updated : May 23, 2019 05:34 PM IST
The BJD was comfortably leading in more than 115 seats out of a total 146 in the state Assembly.
Patnaik will be the third Chief Minister in the country to be in power for fifth consecutive term after former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling.
The BJD has improved its performance over the last three state elections - 61 seats in 2004, 103 seats in 2009, and 117 seats in 2014.