Pravati Parida: First Deputy CM of Odisha

  • 12 Jun 2024

On June 11th, 2024, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA was chosen as first female Deputy Chief Minister of Odisha.

Key points

  • Along with her KV Singh Deo will serve as the deputy Chief Ministers of Odisha.
  • She contested assembly election from Nimapara and emerged victorious
  • She is lawyer by profession
  • She had contested the polls from Nimapara in 2009 but garnered only 4.52 per cent of the votes.