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Fadnavis & Uddhav to begin joint poll meetings from Friday

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Minister Devendra and will begin joint poll meetings of some select partymen from Friday.

The first meeting will be held at at 12.30 pm and the second joint meeting will be held at 3 pm at on Friday.

The BJP and the had last month decided to join hands for the elections.

had called on Thackeray at 'Matoshree', the latter's residence on Sunday to discuss the poll strategy.

"It was decided to hold joint meetings of key party workers of both the parties to give a message that they have to work together for the alliance candidates," a Sena source said.

The joint meetings will be held at different places, including Nagpur, Amravati, Kolhapur, Pune, Nashik, and

"On March 17 and 18, four more joint meetings will be held. Six hundred workers of each party will be invited to attend the meeting. It is different from party rallies. The campaign rally will begin after the nomination process," said a BJP office-bearer.

Both Sena and BJP have given responsibilities of different Lok Sabha constituencies to different leaders.

of Sena and Ravindra Chavan of BJP will look after Sindhudurg-Ratnagiri, Maval and Raigad constituencies. Chavan will also look after Kalyan, Thane, Palghar and Bhiwandi constituencies, with the help of Sena leader

Sena's of and BJP's Girish Bapat will look after Pune, Baramati, Shirur, Solapur, Madha and Maval constituencies.

of Sena and Chandrakant Patil of BJP will look after Satara, Sangli, and Hatkanangale constituencies.

of Sena and Girish Mahajan have been given the responsibility of Nashik, Dindori, Raver, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar, and

Sena's and Pankaja Munde of BJP will bear the responsibility of the Marathwada region, while Dr of Sena and Chandrashekhar Bawankule of BJP will look after Vidarbha region.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 23:20 IST