Maharashtra CM to meet PM, Chidambaram today

December 12th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI  

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New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P Chidambaram here today.
This will be his first visit to New Delhi after becoming Chief Minister on December 8.
According to sources, he is also scheduled to visit his hometown Nanded and Nagpur on Sunday.
Chavan, an MLA from Nanded and son of former Union Minister S B Chavan, was elected a Member of the Parliament for the first time in 1987.
Chavan replaced Vilasrao Deshmukh who resigned from his post after the Mumbai terror attacks last month.
Earlier, Maharashtra leader Narayan Rane, who was suspended from Congress, had slammed the party for delaying its decision in choosing Vilasrao Deshmukh’’s successor. He also said that Chavan did not have the experience to be the chief minister of a state. (ANI)

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