Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik along with his BJD MPs will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in New Delhi.
It will be Chief Minister’s first meeting with PM Modi after the election results were announced on May 23.
Sources said Patnaik will present several crucial demands pertaining to the State’s interest before the Prime Minister. Patnaik is also likely to hold discussions with some other Union Ministers.
Patnaik will leave for the national capital tomorrow for the purpose.
BJD has won 117 seats in 147-member Assembly and 11 Lok Sabha seats of the total 21 parliamentary constituencies. BJP has won eight MP seats in Odisha.
Notably, Patnaik, who happens to be the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president also, had met the PM along with his Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs after the 2014 elections.