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Cong stalwart Vikhe Patil attends BJP workers' meet

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Senior on Thursday attended a meeting chaired by his son and BJP candidate Sujay Vikhe to review preparations for Narendra Modi's rally in seat.

The stalwart, who is currently the of Opposition in the state Assembly, is likely join the BJP in the presence of Modi at his rally on Friday, sources close to him said.

The meeting of BJP workers was held in

Sujay Vikhe was earlier keen on being nominated by the from the constituency, which has traditionally been contested by its ally NCP.

He joined the BJP last month after the NCP refused to vacate the seat for his electoral debut, and was subsequently given a ticket by the saffron party.

He is pitted against NCP's Sangram Jagtap in the Ahmednagar seat.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:20 IST