Congress activists in Maharashtra won't permit sale of US author James Laine's controversial book on Shivaji Maharaj, Pradesh Congress Committee (Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee) chief Manikrao Thakre said today.
"We will not allow sale of Laine's book in the state," Thakre said after a meeting of senior state Congress leaders, convened by him here.
The meeting discussed and formulated strategy on important issues like Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute and James Laine book, he said.
On the border dispute, Thakre said "Belgaum belongs to Maharashtra." A delegation of state Congress leaders will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of sentiments of people of Maharashtra, he said.
Those who attended the meeting included Kripashankar Singh, Narayan Rane, Patangrao Kadam, Harshvardhan Patil, Subash Zanak, Ramesh Bagwe and Eknath Gaikwad.
Won't Allow Sale of Laine's Book: Maharashtra Cong
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