June 18, Sunday : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at his residence ‘Matoshree’, in Mumbai to discuss NDA’s Presidetial candidate and several ongoing issues between the alliance partners.
Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis also attended the closed door meeting, while BJP state President Raosaheb Danve skipped.
The deliberations lasted for nearly 75 minutes.
Shiv Sena, often has been known for criticising the BJP and the Modi government, recently suggested the name of M S Swaminathan, the father of India’s Green Revolution, as its presidential choice.
Earlier, Sena said party might take an independent path on upcoming presidential elections which is scheduled to be held on 17th July and pushing name for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.
Shah is on a three-day visit to Mumbai as a part of his countrywide tour to enhance party’s spirit ahead of forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Shah reach Thackeray’s residence in the morning around 10.30 on Sunday.
Mumbai: BJP President Amit Shah arrives at 'Matoshree', to meet Uddhav Thackeray shortly over presidential elections pic.twitter.com/cKidNYjHKk
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During his first day of visit Shah met Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday.
After the Mumbai civic polls, the relationship between the allies has became sour.