The NCP was a key constituent of the Shiv Sena-led coalition government which fell apart in late June following a rebellion against Uddhav Thackeray by a section of Shiv Sena MLAs led by Eknath Shinde.
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On Wednesday, leaders of several opposition parties urged Pawar to be the joint opposition candidate for the Presidential election, to be held on July 18.
Earlier this week, Pawar had said 13 members of the Legislative Assembly in Uttar Pradesh will be joining the Samajwadi Party.
“Nevertheless, I congratulate Fadnavis because of him I remembered that I was the CM four times,” the 81-year-old Pawar said with a mischievous glint in his eyes, amid laughter.
NCP MP Supriya Sule too confirmed that Pawar will be taking part in the meeting.
As per sources, in the meeting that lasted 30 minutes, the two leaders discussed the coordination of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in the state among other issues.
His statement in favour of population control shows that the matter is being resonated in other parties as well.
A medical team from the government-run J J Hospital was present at Pawar’s residence to complete the vaccination procedure.
NCP sources said that Pawar will address public meeting and also meet Trinamool supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The first phase of Pawar’s campaigning will be for three days.
Netizens described Pawar’s statement as “threatening” the batting legend.
“In Goa, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party was finished by the BJP. Put your differences aside and establish a history in Goa,” Kesarkar said.
Like a doting but obedient son, the 79-year-old leader, in the letter penned on the eve Diwali, first said, “Sorry for the late letter!” and explained how the past year had been very stressful, in the two-page letter.
The NCP had nominated Shriniwas Patil for the Satara Lok Sabha by-election and Deepak Sahebrao Pawar Satara assembly seat, both falling in the erstwhile royal kingdom of Satara ruled by the Chhatrapatis.
The 79-year-old NCP patriarch had undergone a test last week at Breach Candy Hospital after a couple of his security personnel and some aides had tested positive.
Pawar recalled how he was a Union minister when Singh was the Finance Minister and the country was passing through a financial crisis in the early 1990s.
Pawar spoke with Raut on a wide variety of issues including the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing lockdown.
After October 24 when the results were announced and trouble sprang between pre-poll allies BJP and the Shiv Sena, Pawar was in the thick of things, from meeting Shiv Sena leaders midway on the road to meeting Uddhav Thackeray in hotel Trident and monitoring all political activity in a bid to return to the centrestage.
Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar’s grand-nephew, Rohit Pawar is contesting from Karjat-Jamkhed seat in Ahmednagar in a high-profile manner.
FIR has been filed against Pawar on alleged charges of cheating and forgery, days after the Bombay High Court directed them to file an offence.
Sharad Pawar, ex-Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and at least 70 others in a Rs 1,000 crore scam in the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank
Pawar is also learnt to be touch with the DMK and Trinamool Congress, two other parties expected to get a large chunk of seats among the opposition parties.
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar met on Wednesday to talk about the Congress-NCP alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Citing party sources, a news agency suggested that the Sharad Pawar will contest the upcoming elections from the Madha constituency of which an[Read More…]
Ahmednagar: Giving a jolt to its ally Shiv Sena, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has joined hands with Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for the Mayor post of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation. NCP and BJP corporators have joined hands together while Shiv Sena has been dumped by the BJP. Shiv Sena who[Read More…]
Ahead of Telangana elections 2018 and Lok Sabha elections 2019, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu, who is seeking to build an alliance of all non-BJP parties, will meet Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday in New Delhi. According to sources, Naidu will take forward the talks of an[Read More…]
Senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar on Friday quit the party following differences with party president Sharad Pawar’s stand on the Rafale issue. Anwar also resigned as the party’s Lok Sabha MP. Anwar was a Lok Sabha member from Katihar in Bihar. The Muslim leader was a founding member of NCP.[Read More…]