New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s official residence on Saturday.
The meeting between the two lasted for around 50 minutes. NCP sources said that the veteran politician raised issues with the newly-formed Ministry of Cooperation headed by Amit Shah, and farmers’ issues.
“Rajya Sabha MP Shri Sharad Pawar met PM Narendra Modi,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted, with a photo of the two leaders meeting. Pawar, who had earlier sought an appointment with the PM, got one for this morning. “This meeting was due for many days and a time was found today. A leader from Maharashtra meeting the Prime Minister has nothing to do with anything else… We expect that the PM will consider all requests of the banking sector,” NCP leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik was quoted as saying by NDTV.