By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday received a surprise guest as Tamil Superstar and Makkal Needhi Maiam party founder-president Kamal Haasan called on Patnaik at the Naveen Niwas.
Haasan said he met the Chief Minister as a fan of his and also to seek his advice on politics.
Haasan said the former had initially faced criticism for being a newcomer in politics, but
later he achieved a lot more than those who were aware of politics.
“ Patnaikji has been delivering good new schemes for people, some of which are pioneering ones at the all-India level. His disaster management has been very good. Since there is a lot to learn from him, I met him and got some advice,” he said.
Patnaik said, “I am delighted that Kamal Haasan is here in Bhubaneswar. We talked about his political career and prospects and also about films he is doing.”