15th Finance Commission: Odisha CM is doing politics, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Updated:9 months, 1 week ago IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Apr 15 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is doing politics by showing his concern over Terms of Reference (ToR) of 15th Finance Commission. CM Patnaik wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he mentioned that the (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission may adversely impact devolution of resources to the state Odisha’s CM’s is the latest to join the chorus, particularly from southern states, against the TOR using the population data of the 2011 census, instead of the 1971 census.

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