Bhubaneswar: Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has urged the Centre to waive of the charges Rs 4561.23 cross toward deployment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) in the State.

Patnaik in a letter to the prime minister has stated that the Left Wing Extremism is a national issue. Both the Centre and States should together fight against it. He urged the prime minister to intervene in the matter and direct the home affairs ministry for waivers of the deployment charges.