Np News 24 Pune: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar met MP Udayanraje Bhosale in Pune and held discussions for about two hours recently. After the meeting, Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde informed that Udayanraje was not angry and would not join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
However, BJP State President Chandrakant Patil said that Bhosale has been in touch with him and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Raje and he is optimistic that Udayanraje will definitely join the BJP.
However, Udayanraje has not provided any official information. Hence, there are many speculations going around on what the Satara MP will do. Chandrakant Patil was present in Pune for Ganesh Visarjan (Immersion). He spoke to the mediapersons then.
When asked about Udayanraje, he said, “Me and the CM are in touch with him. Two days ago, we talked for about an hour. We are optimistic that he will join the BJP.” Sharad Pawar met Udayanraje Bhosale in Pune. Dhananjay Munde and MLA Shashikant Shinde were present at the meeting.
After the meeting, Dhananjay Munde interacted with the media.
Munde said, “Udayanraje Bhosale is NCP MP. At today’s meeting, the issues and strategies of campaigning were discussed ahead of the forthcoming State Assembly elections. He is in the party and there is no talk of leaving. He never spoke about joining the BJP. But this is being discussed through media from the BJP alliance. The BJP does all this to divert public opinion from other issues.”