Maha NCP leaders meet; Chavan issue not on agenda: Pichad

Senior leaders of Maharashtra NCP met here on Saturday in the backdrop of CM Ashok Chavan offering to quit from his post over the Adarsh housing scam, but the party said the resignation issue did not figure in the meeting.

Mumbai: Senior leaders of Maharashtra NCP met here on Saturday in the backdrop of Chief Minister Ashok Chavan offering to quit from his post over the Adarsh housing scam, but the party said the resignation issue did not figure in the meeting.

"It (Chavan`s resignation) was not on the agenda. We discussed the party`s strategy for the ensuing Legislative Council elections," state NCP chief Madhukar Pichad told a news agency.

"Why should we discuss that issue here. It is a matter to be discussed in Delhi," Pichad said.
Elections are being held on November 27 for 11 council seats. These include six from local self-government bodies constituency, three from teachers and two from graduates
constituencies.

PTI

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