Maharashtra MPs Should Meet PM Modi On Karnataka Border Issue: Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra MPs should meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and raise the issues of incorporating into the state areas in Karnataka where Marathi-speaking people are in majority and also the Maratha quota, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Thursday.
Mr Thackeray made the suggestions to all-party MPs during a meeting he held in Mumbai ahead of Parliaments budget session which begins on January 29.
Addressing reporters after the meeting, the chief minister said he urged the Parliamentarians to raise the issues concerning the state before the Centre keeping aside political differences.
The meeting held at the Sahyadri Guest House in Mumbai was also attended by Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale, Maharashtra ministers Eknath Shinde, Ashok Chavan, Jayant Patil, Subhash Desai and others.
I told them (MPs) what are the states expectations from them and issues they should raise in Delhi. Like the one of Maratha quota.