Bhubaneswar: Amidst celebrations to welcome New Year with lots of possibilities and expectations among people, power and politics always remain at the top of the list of all the fields to witness big or small change in the upcoming days.
According to astrologers, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will continue to rule the state despite adversities, challenges, tussles, allegations and counter attacks by the opposition parties.
However, there is less possibility to witness a big change in the politics in Odisha.
Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, one of the critics of Naveen Patnaik, will also not face any trouble in the year 2018.
Although, the opposition parties may emerge as stronger, there will be no change in government machinery both in Odisha and Centre.
The astrologers predicted that there will be no change in the government in Odisha and Centre if the elections will be held this year or next year. Hence, the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Naveen Patnaik government will continue to rule the Centre and State respectively.
The Venus Antardasha in the Ketu Mahadasha in Naveen’s horoscope will continue from Sept 3, 2013 till Nov 3, 2018. The planet Saturn, which is the ruler of 7th house in Naveen’s horoscope, is now placed in Lagna. The Ketu Mahadasha will continue till April 2024. The combination of Ketu and Venus may not bring good time for Patnaik till November. Patnaik may see prosperous period when Sun will be placed in the Ketu Mahadasha after November till March 2019. It indicates that BJD may be benefited in the general elections. However, the ruling party is likely to face several issues from second week of March, says the astrological calculation by Bhrugu astrologer Pandit Shreedhar Acharya in Bhubaneswar.
Pandit Acharya also predicted reshuffle in the ministry this year.
New faces from western Odisha may be inducted in the ministry. There may be change in mines and education departments, he predicted.
Odisha may witness a series of natural disasters and road mishaps throughout 2018. The state may face huge loss due to cyclones, heavy rains, earthquakes and fire tragedy, the Bhubaneswar based astrologer predicted.
According to prediction by Prashant Nayak Sharma, a Cuttack-based astrologer, there may be lots of changes in politics in Odisha. However, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik may retain his chair with another term.
BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan, who eyes the CM post in Odisha in the upcoming elections, is likely to remain as the union minister. Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik is likely to get opportunities to strengthen his party during 2018. While Patnaik may see good times ahead, there might be adversities for sacked BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra.