After meeting with Modi, Patnaik told mediapersons, "We just met the PM and brought out a number of demands for Odisha especially special status and mineral royalty."
"The PM was quite positive to our demands. We didn't discuss joining NDA", he said.
67-year-old Patnaik was accompanied by 24 MPs of the BJD.
Before meeting with the PM, Patnaik had said, "There is no thought of BJD joining NDA."
Patnaik was sworn-in as chief minister of Odisha for the fourth term on May 21 this year.
The PM was quite positive to our demands. We didn’t discuss joining NDA: Naveen Patnaik pic.twitter.com/ZcReWWYZoe— ANI (@ANI_news) June 2, 2014