No one should fear CAA and NPR: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after meeting Prime Minister Modi | India News
This was Thackeray’s first meeting with Prime Minister Modi after assuming the post of Maharashtra Prime Minister. Shiv Sena of Thackeray was previously part of the NDA led by BJP, but formed the government “Maha Vikas Aghadi” in Maharashtra with the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) after separating from the saffron party.
“I had a good discussion with the Prime Minister on matters related to Maharashtra. I also discussed the CAA, NPR and NRC with the Prime Minister. No one should fear about the CAA. The NPR is not going to drive anyone out of the country,” Thackeray told journalists after the meeting with the Prime Minister.
He also denied that there was any friction among the constituents of “Maha Aghadi”, while saying that the Maharashtra government will complete its five-year term.
According to reports, Congress and the NCP are upset about the prime minister’s position on NPR and CAA.
“There is no friction among the allies. We will lead the government for five years,” Thackeray said.
He also said that the Prime Minister had assured him of extending all cooperation to the government of Maharashtra.