Another Fan Moment: Kamal Haasan To Meet Odisha CM Today
Bhubaneswar: A self-proclaimed fan of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan is scheduled to meet him at Naveen Niwas here on Monday evening, official sources said.
The Makkal Needhi Maiyam founder-president is in the city to attend a programme at Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), where he will unveil the Butterfly Park on Tuesday.
Haasan will also be awarded CUTM’s first-ever Honorary Doctorate. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest, with confer it on him.
Haasan is setting up a mega skill campus in his village for which he has signed MoU with CUTM to operate it. Over 200 deaf and mute children will also spend some time with the actor of the silent movie ‘Puspak’ on the occasion.
The MNM leader had met the BJD veteran on the sidelines of an investment roadshow in Chennai last year to “appreciate him as a fan” and also seek his “advice.”
He had also lauded Naveen for delivering good governance.