CM on Chennai tour, to meet Jayalalithaa

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is starting his two-day Chennai trip today afternoon to meet Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa. Speculation is rife that the two state heads may discuss on the set up of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) and the ensuing Presidential election.

On Friday Naveen is scheduled to perform bhoomi pooja for Odia Bhawan in Chennai and Jayalalithaa is likely to attend the function. Naveen will also meet renowned agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in Chennai. The BJD Supremo will also attend a function organised by Madras-Odisha Association at Madras University.