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    Congress, NCP upset with Uddhav Thackeray for reimposing lockdown in Mumbai

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    On Thursday, NCP chief Sharad Pawar held a meeting with home minister Anil Deshmukh and the unilateral manner in which the restrictions have been imposed had apparently come up in the meeting between the two.

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    Pawar is likely to hold a meeting with Thackeray soon to discuss the issues.
    Mumbai: Ministers from Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), allies of the Shiv Sena-led coalition in Maharashtra, were miffed that they were not taken into confidence when chief minister Uddhav Thackeray initiated the latest lockdown measures in Mumbai and the neighbouring districts.

    On Thursday, NCP chief Sharad Pawar held a meeting with home minister Anil Deshmukh and the unilateral manner in which the restrictions have been imposed had apparently come up in the meeting between the two. NCP and Congress ministers believe that they are not being taken in to confidence before initiating such lockdown measures which they believe is utenable. Pawar is likely to hold a meeting with Thackeray soon to discuss the issues. On Thursday evening deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar met with Uddhav and held a long meeting with him on the issue of relaxations during the lockdown.

    The NCP chief was also been approached by several businessmen who have complained that the prolonged lockdown was leading to an economic crisis.
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    23 Comments on this Story

    Vilas Save12 days ago
    NCP and Congress should ensure their cadres to help needy people and insist their members to follow discipline, shun parties, crowds,hoarding essentials and medical supplies to create condition to relax lockdown.We are not fighting a political battle
    here.Pawar should stop medd
    ling and spend quality time with grand children.
    Chandan Joshi39 days ago
    History is telling that, whenever pandemic natural disasters makes every ones life miserable, Congress NCP finds opportunity to loot common man in the name of relief yatra. No accountability only budget
    Arun 40 days ago
    What happened to their unity and solidarity ?
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