Naveen Patnaik to visit Delhi

Bhubaneswar: After raising issues with the Congress-led UPA government over centre-state relations, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday embarked upon a five-day visit to Delhi during which he would meet several union ministers and other leaders.

During his visit, Patnaik is scheduled to meet Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad and Food and Public Distribution Minister K V Thomas before returning here on March 10.

The chief minister is likely to discuss a host of issues relating to health care facilities, medical education and foodgrain supply with the union ministers.