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The Governor
Shri Janaki Ballav Patnaik

Personal Information
Name: Shri Janaki Ballav Patnaik
Father's Name: Late Gokulananda Patnaik
Date of Birth: January 3rd, 1927

Academic Qualifications
• Early education at Khurda High School.

• B.A. degree in Sanskrit from the Utkal
University in 1947.

• M.A. degree in political Science from the
Banaras Hindu University in 1949.
Positions Held
• President-State Youth Congress-1950

• President of the Orissa state unit of the
youth wing of the Congress-1950

• Editor-'Eastern Times'(English Daily)

• Editor-'Prajatantra'(Oriya Daily)-1952-

• Deputy Minister of Defence-1973-1975

• Union Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation
and Labour-1980

• Orissa Chief Minister-1985, 1995