Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said he would leave no stone unturned to protect the interest of Odisha on Mahanadi water issue.
“I assure each one of you that I will put my best efforts forward and leave no stone unturned in the fight for the rights of the people of our state,” said the Chief Minister before leaving for New Delhi.
He would attend the tripartite meeting scheduled to be held on Saturday. It would be attended by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti.
“I am going with a lot of hope that the Central Government will listen to the voice of Odisha and do justice to the people of our state in this sensitive Mahanadi issue,” said the Chief Minister.
He also thanked various people’s organization, who come forward to give their suggestions.
“It was heartening to know that many of them had done detailed research and had come up with well thought out suggestions. I would also like to thank the various political parties and their leaders who come forward with valuable suggestions in the larger interest of the State and its people,” he added.
” I also express my deepest gratitude to the four and a half crore people of our state who are concerned about this issue and continue to pray for the interest of the state and support me,” said the Chief Minister.