Chidambaram to visit Orissa

June 24th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, June 24(ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to visit Orissa on Thursday.

According to reports, he will to review the security situation and hold discussion with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to tackle the increasing Maoist menace.

The Home Minister is scheduled to visit Koraput on Thursday and Kandhamal, a prominent Maoist breeding ground in the state, on Friday.

It is expected that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik would demand more central assistance to fight the war against Maoists during the discussion. (ANI)

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