**Bhubaneswar: ** After being re-elected to the Rajya Sabha recently, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan was accorded a rousing reception on Friday by the Odisha BJP workers and leaders starting from his arrival at Biju Patnaik International Airport here till the State BJP Headquarters.
Pradhan was taken out in a massive procession from the airport to the party office here. He was seen waving at the passersby and people throughout his road show.
Notably, the senior BJP leader was previously elected to the Upper House from Bihar quota which ends this year after its statutory tenure of 6 years. This time he has been re-elected from the Madhya Pradesh quota.