CM Naveen to meet Union Finance Minister Jaitley today

New Delhi: Odisha’s Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday afternoon here.

Sources said the chief minister is likely to place a demand for release of remaining financial aid for the cyclone-hit areas of the state during the meeting.

Patnaik may also raise the issue of special category status for the state. Besides, he is likely to demand for adequate compensation for the state due to reduction in sales tax to two percent.