Naveen congratulates victorious parties

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today congratulated BJP and Congress, who emerged victorious in assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh respectively.

"As you know election is a crucial part of our democracy.I congratulate those who won the elections," Patnaik told reporters without naming any leader.

In Gujarat, BJP stalwart and Chief Minister Narendra Modi was well on the road to performing a hat-trick, while Congress ousted the saffron party from power in Himachal Pradesh.