Dharmendra Pradhan: The Political Maestro of Odisha

Senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan, renowned for his roles as the education and skill development minister, re-enters the Union cabinet for the third time. Hailing from Odisha, Pradhan's political journey is marked by significant victories, including his recent win in Sambalpur. His future portfolio details remain undisclosed.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 09-06-2024 20:41 IST | Created: 09-06-2024 20:41 IST
Dharmendra Pradhan: The Political Maestro of Odisha
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Senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan, celebrated for his tenure as the education and skill development minister, has made a remarkable comeback by securing a position in the Union cabinet for the third time.

Pradhan, a prominent figure in Odisha politics, returned to the Lok Sabha after 15 years with a notable victory in Sambalpur, defeating the Biju Janata Dal's Pranab Prakash Das by over 1.19 lakh votes.

Though it remains unclear if Pradhan will retain his portfolio as the education minister, his reappointment underscores his significant influence within the party and his pivotal role in implementing the ambitious National Education Policy (NEP).

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