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Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala to meet PM Narendra Modi today

Facing heat over the ongoing six-week-long farmers' agitation, Haryana's Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala will meet PM Narendra Modi later in the day to possibly discuss issues related to the protest

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Dushyant Chautala, JJP
Dushyant Chautala

Facing heat over the ongoing six-week-long farmers' agitation, Haryana's Deputy Chief Minister will meet Prime Minister later in the day to possibly discuss issues related to the protest.

Chautala is the leader of Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) which is an alliance partner in the BJP-led government in A section of JJP MLAs is believed to have been facing pressure from the agitating farmers.

In a statement, the JJP said will meet Prime Minister on Wednesday.

Chautala, along with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday.

After an hour-long meeting with Shah, both Khattar and Chautala said they have discussed the prevailing law and order situation in the state. "There is no threat to the government and it will last its full five year term," Chautala had said.

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First Published: Wed, January 13 2021. 12:09 IST
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