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Uddhav to meet PM Modi on Friday, Shiv Sena calls it 'courtesy call'

Thackeray will on Friday visit New Delhi, his first trip to the national capital after becoming Chief Minister in November.

Published: 20th February 2020 08:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2020 08:13 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. (File | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Nearly three months after taking charge, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday, the Shiv Sena said on Thursday.

Thackeray will on Friday visit New Delhi, his first trip to the national capital after becoming Chief Minister in November.

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut tweeted that Thackeray will meet Modi during the visit.

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"It will be a courtesy call," Raut said.

Thackeray took charge on November 28 as head of the three-party coalition consisting of the Shiv Sena, the NCP and the Congress.

The Thackeray-led Sena joined hands with the NCP and the Congress, its ideological opponents, after snapping ties up the BJP, its long-time ally in Maharashtra, post the assembly elections in October.

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