Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi for first time after becoming Maharashtra CM

It was the two leaders' first meeting after Thackeray broke away from ally BJP and formed a Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra with the support of the Congress and NCP last month.

Published: 06th December 2019 11:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2019 11:59 PM   |  A+A-

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by chief minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray on his arrives at Pune Friday Dec. 6 2019. (Photo | PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by chief minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray on his arrives at Pune Friday Dec. 6 2019. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

PUNE: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Pune airport on Friday.

It was the two leaders' first meeting after Thackeray broke away from ally BJP and formed a Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra with the support of the Congress and NCP last month.

The prime minister will be attending the national conference of director generals and inspector generals of police which is being held in Pune.

After receiving the PM, Thackeray left for Mumbai, state government officials said.

BJP leader and leader of opposition in the Assembly Devendra Fadnavis was also present when Modi arrived at the airport.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp