Sonia-Pawar meeting postponed

Sonia-Pawar meeting postponed

Agency News

A meeting between Pawar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi which was scheduled for Sunday has now been postponed and likely to take place on Monday or Tuesday.

In Pune, Pawar will meet his party’s core committee on Sunday to discuss the political scenario in the state. But NCP leader Nawab Malik rejected this as rumours in a press conference on Sunday saying there was no such meeting had been planned between Sonia and Pawar and no issue of postponement would arise.

A Congress leader, who wished not to be named, said the meeting was postponed as Pawar won’t be able to make it to Delhi on time due to the NCP meeting on Sunday.

Lsat week, President’s Rule was imposed in the state after governor B S Koshyari told the Centre that no party was in a position to form the government. Arvind Sawant, the lone Sena minister in the Union government, quit after the NCP said that it was open to supporting his party if they leave NDA. President’s rule was imposed on November 12 after none of the parties could prove majority in the Assembly.