In Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a rally organized in assist of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Addressing a public rally at Janata Maidan, he mentioned, "Why are opposition parties lying about the CAA? I reiterate here that citizenship of any Muslim or minority will not be taken through the CAA, because it To grant citizenship is law, not to take. " Earlier, he led the 24th assembly of the Eastern Zonal Council. In this assembly, Naveen Patnaik demanded from the Center to grant particular standing to Odisha. Along with this, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar additionally as soon as once more demanded from the Center to grant particular standing to the state of Bihar. <! –
The assembly was chaired by Home Minister Amit Shah, apart from the Chief Minister of Odisha, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
At the identical time, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren couldn’t attend the assembly. Hence Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon joined Soren's place to symbolize the state.
'Need to double the allocation of jap areas'
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik mentioned within the assembly, "The main objective of the zonal council is national integration." Along with this, he demanded a particular financial package deal to take care of the state's catastrophe. The Chief Minister mentioned that there’s a have to double the allocation for the jap area in order that they’ll maintain their very own states at par with the tempo of nationwide improvement.
'Share the revenue of power cess'
The Odisha Chief Minister mentioned within the assembly, "Royalty on coal has not been revised since 2012. There is an urgent need to revise the royalty on coal and share the energy cess income with the state." Patnaik known as for the inclusion of Bhumij and Mundari languages together with the demand for a particular financial package deal to "speed up the infrastructural development of the region".
Patnaik hosted lunch
After the assembly, CM Naveen Patnaik hosted a lunch at his residence in Bhubaneswar with Amit Shah, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Mamta Banerjee and CM Nitish Kumar.