Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan likely to meet Pranab tonight

October 31st, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI  

Pranab Mukherjee New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is expected to call on senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee in the national capital on Sunday night to discuss the Adarsh housing society scam.

It maybe noted that three of Chavan’s close relatives are among the 103 allottees in the 31-storeyed Adarsh Group Housing Society building in Mumbai originally meant for Kargil war widows.

Earlier in the day today, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Defence Minister A.K.Antony said that they were yet to discuss and form any opinion over the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society issue.

The Finance Minister along with Defence Minister A K Antony have been asked by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to submit a report on scam.

On Saturday, Chavan offered to resign in an hour-long meeting with Sonia Gandhi.

Even as Congress party High Command is still to take a decision on Chavan’s resignation, the names of Prithviraj Chavan, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Vilasrao Deshmukh and Narayan Rane are doing the rounds as his possible successors. (ANI)

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