Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a ‘protocol encounter’ with Uddhav Thackeray for the primary time after he assumed workplace because the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The prime minister was acquired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Uddhav Thackeray and Leader of the Opposition Devendra Fadnavis in Pune.
Much-keenly watched, the assembly was the primary between the 2 politicians after the ideological allies Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena snapped their decades-old ties and went their separate methods final month.
As per a state protocol gesture, Thackeray particularly went from Mumbai to Pune to obtain and welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two have been collectively barely for a jiffy. Modi shook arms warmly with Thackeray who bowed and welcomed him.
Over a week after he took over because the Chief Minister, Thackeray has not but formally met the Prime Minister, although a assembly is more likely to be introduced shortly.
Modi, alongside with Shah, arrived in Pune for the three-day nationwide convention of Directors General and Inspectors General of police being held on the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) right here.
The Modi-Thackeray meet is predicted to have a optimistic bearing on the relations between the 2 in the approaching months, notably for the reason that new state authorities has initiated some steps which have upset the Opposition BJP.
It perhaps recalled that on November 28, Modi was among the many earliests to congratulate Thackeray on his being sworn-in because the Chief Minister and the Shiv Sena chief had reciprocated promptly.
“Congratulations to Uddhav Thackeray-ji on taking oath as the CM of Maharashtra. I am confident that he will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra,” Modi had stated in a tweet.
Thackeray tweeted again: “Thank you Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji for your kind wishes. With you as my big brother in the Centre and with a strong cabinet in the state, I am looking forward to working persistently, to build a new Maharashtra.”
The Ministry of Home Affairs has organised the annual nationwide convention of DGPs-IGPs. Earlier it was held in New Delhi, however for the reason that previous few years it’s being held in completely different cities across the nation.