Odisha CM dismisses reports about ill-health

Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday dismissed reports about his alleged ill-health doing the rounds on the social media and said he is fit.

“This is not at all true. I’m completely fit and fine,” the Chief Minister told reporters here. Patnaik clarified he is not suffering from any serious disease.

Earlier, a web portal published news regarding Patnaik’s health. The portal claimed the Chief Minister was ill and would go to the US for treatment for more than four months. The news went viral.