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Maha LS polls: Raju Shetti meets NCPs' Bhujbal in Nashik

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana leader Raju Shetti, who is contesting from Lok Sabha seat, Saturday met former deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader

Shetti's candidature is backed by the Nationalist Party and the

He is sitting from the parliamentary seat, comprising six Assembly segments spread over Sangli and Kolhapur districts.

Bhujbal said Shetti's SSS would add strength to the opposition's alliance against the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena combine and its anti-farmer policies.

He said government policies like demonetisation, the faulty of the Goods and Services Tax and growing inflation was hurting farmers, forcing several of them to commit suicide.

Shetti told reporters that the SSS was in talks to get one more Lok Sabha seat, either Wardha or Sangli.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 21:45 IST