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Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar Meets CM Eknath Shinde; Shiv Sena Ally BJP Calls It a Personal Meeting

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar met CM Eknath Shinde to invite him for the 75th Foundation Day of the Maratha Mandir. Sharad Pawar is also holds the designation of the president of the Mumbai-based charitable institution.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Thursday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to invite him for the 75th Foundation Day of the Maratha Mandir, a charitable institution. 

The BJP, an ally of the Shinde-led faction of Shiv Sena, said the meeting was not political but a personal one.

“On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Maratha Mandir, Mumbai, the organization will organise a commemorative function. Today I met Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde at his official residence Varsha to invite him for this event,” Pawar said in a tweet.

Pawar, who met Shinde at the CM's official residence 'Varsha', is the president of the Mumbai-based Maratha Mandir. 

The veteran politician later tweeted that he also had a discussion with Shinde about organising a meeting to address the issues faced by actors, artistes and people associated with the Marathi film industry and theatre.

(With PTI Inputs)

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