Mah NCP two-day meeting at Aurangabad

Mumbai: A two-day meeting of the Maharashtra unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will be held in Aurangabad on February six and seven.

Union Agriculture Minister and party chief Sharad Pawar will participate in the deliberations on the concluding day, party spokesman Madan Bafna said here today.

The conclave will be inaugurated by state unit president Madhukar Pichad. Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel will be present on the first day along with Deputy Chief MInister Chhagan Bhujbal, he said.

Strengthening of the party at the grassroots level would be the focus on the discussions, Bafna said.

District-wise and zonal-wise meetings are also being planned, he said.

To a question on delay in announcement of working committee and office-bearers, Bafna said the process of finalising the names was in progress and the final decision will be taken after consultations with Pawar on February two.

He said appointments of all district unit chiefs have been made except Nagpur, Amravati and Amravati city district unit chiefs are pending.