CM Naveen Patnaik responding to queries during an interactive session after inaugurating ‘Odisha Literary Festival, said ‘Achhe Din’ promised by the saffron party before the Lok Sabha polls was yet to come, Rejecting the Allegation about the Growing friendship and compromise with the BJP-led government at the Centre.
He stated, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Acche Din’ slogan was yet to be realised, Patnaik said fund allocation to Odisha for a number of ongoing schemes had been slashed by the present government at the centre.
“We are opposed to NDA government’s Land Bill and examining provisions of GST,” he said.
Exactly a month ago Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had alleged that Odisha Chief Minister was in secret understanding with Modi to avoid chit fund scams.
Naveen Patnaik Replying to a question on his alleged indifference to Odia, said he was fluent in it. “I love Odia language very much. I have been delivering my speeches in Odia.”
The Odisha Literary Festival is organised by Indian Express on 10th and 11th October, Please pay a Visit. Here are the details of the Event.