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Sharing the dais with the Union Minister, the NCP President said often nothing happens after the stone-laying ceremony, but work progresses swiftly with Gadkari’s projects.
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Accusing Modi govt of misleading people on the quota issue, Pawar said reservation is above 60% in most states and alleged deception was the only motive for constitutional amendment.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee calls upon Opposition leaders to form a front to fight Modi-Shah 'without wasting time', says people won't forgive us.
NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and AICC general secretary HK Patil had been informed about the scheduled meeting.
Earlier Friday, leader of Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal had held consultations with former PM Manmohan Singh, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, and senior Congress leader Anand Sharma.
Nana Patole, a 4-time legislator from Bhandara and a former Lok Sabha MP, has managed to rile up allies and his own party leaders, but Congress workers are happy with him.
The speaker's post fell vacant after Congress MLA Nana Patole resigned in February this year to take over as the party’s Maharashtra unit president.
FIR was lodged by NCP worker D S Sawant after being informed about a Facebook user who posted an edited picture of Pawar.
For now, such luncheon meetings are good to satisfy some egos, fill the coffers of some event managers and provide grist for the media mill.