Bhubaneswar: Sourav Ganguly, President BCCI called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday.
Before leaving for Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for the India-South Africa T20I, Mr.Ganguly went to Naveen Niwas.
Pankaj Lochan Mohanty, President Odisha Cricket Assocation accompanied Mr.Ganguly during his visit to CM’s Residence.
A senior official in Naveen Niwas said “It was a courtesy call”.
After the meeting, Mr.Ganguly went to the stadium and later Mr. Patnaik joined to watch the match at the stadium.
Mr.Ganguly and Mr.Patnaik met after a gap of over 15 years. They had last met on 11 April, 2007, said an official.