Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to leave for New Delhi on June 19 to attend all-party meet
Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik will leave for New Delhi on Wednesday on a two-day visit to attend the meeting of the presidents of all political parties which are represented in Parliament.
The meeting, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The meeting is being held to seek views of party presidents on five important subjects, ways to improve the productivity of Parliament, one country-one election, building of a new India in the 75th year of Independence, celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and development of aspirational districts.
Eight districts from Odisha, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Gajapati, Malkangiri, Koraput, Balangir and Dhenkanal, had been identified and listed as backward by the NITI Aayog.