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While on 'Sangharsh Yatra', opposition leaders call on Khadse

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Senior leader and former minister today hosted opposition and leaders at his farmhouse in Jalgaon.

The opposition leaders were in town as a part of the second leg of their 'Sangharsh Yatra', an agitation against the state to seek farm loan waiver.

The Yatra began at Sindkhed Raja in Buldhana district, and in the evening the cavalcade of vehicles carrying and leaders reached Jalgaon.

Before addressing a public meeting, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly and leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil and leaders Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil and Rajesh Tope Khadse at his nearby farmhouse.

Khadse, who was a senior minister in the Devendra Fadnavis government, had to quit last year over allegations of irregularities in a land deal at Bhosari near

Khadse told reporters that the opposition leaders called on him as their rally was to be held near his farmhouse.

"They came over for tea for ten minutes," he said.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 22:57 IST