• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi

By PTI
|

New Delhi, June 11: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik meets PM Modi today

He met the PM days after being sworn in as the chief minister of the state for the fifth consecutive term. The Prime Minister's Office tweeted a picture of the two leaders meeting here.

Naveen Patnaik resigns from Bijepur constituency, retains Hinjili

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD), which secured 112 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly in the recently concluded elections, has been in power in the state since 2000 and Patnaik elected as CM in all the terms.

As per report, Patnaik sought an assistance package of Rs 5,000 crore from the central government for the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani.

The assistance package sought by Patnaik is meant for carrying out rehabilitation and restoration work after Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in Odisha in late April.

Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc in the state more in two major provinces Puri and the state capital Bhubaneswar in late April this year. More than 60 people were killed in the worst cyclone to have hit Odisha since Phailin in 2013.

The damage to property is estimated to be in crores with infrastructure damage alone pegged to be worth Rs 525 crore. Odisha faced such havoc cyclone after two decades of the severe super cyclone in 1999.

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more