Aam Aadmi Party national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kerjriwal on Thursday met Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai to foster support in his fight against the Centre moved Ordinance.
The meeting was held at Yashwant Rao Chavan Centre in Mumbai.
Kejriwal was accompainied by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, AAP Rajya Sabha MP’s Raghav Chaddha and Sanjay Singh and Delhi Minister Atishi Marlena.
Apart from the AAP leaders having a meeting alone with Pawar, a picture of the meeting surfaced that included senior leaders from both the NCP and AAP were sitting at a table.
In the picture along with Sharad Pawar, Kejriwal and other AAP leaders who accompanied him, senior NCP leaders like Supriya Sule, Parful Patel, Chagan Bhujbal and others can also be seen.
Kejriwal’s meeting comes just a day after his meeting with former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray.
Kejriwal also on Tuesday, had met his West Bengal counterpart and TMC chief Mamata Banrerjee in Kolkata and earlier with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav in his Delhi residence.
Kejriwal is on a nationwide tour to seek the supporter of the leaders from various opposition parties in his fight against the Ordinance promulgated by the Centre.
On Friday, the Central government brought an ordinance that negates the Supreme Court judgement and takes back the power from the Delhi government on transfer and postings of the government officials.
Kejriwal on Saturday, addressed a press conference, where he stated that the ordinance would be challenged once the Supreme Court reopens after the summer vacations on July 1.
The AAP leader had also said he will approach leaders of all the opposition parties across the country to appeal them to vote against the ordinance in Rajya Sabha, if introduced as a bill by the Centre. Kejriwal also said he would reach out to the voters of Delhi and organise rally to seek their support in this fight.
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