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Narayan Rane ‘invited’ to join NDA, to decide in two days

After a meeting with the CM, Rane said, “Fadnavis invited me to join the NDA. I informed him that I would discuss the matter with all my colleagues and take a final call in the next two days.”

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: October 4, 2017 4:12 am

Narayan Rane, president of the newly floated Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh, on Tuesday said that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had invited him to join the NDA.

After a meeting with the CM, Rane said, “Fadnavis invited me to join the NDA. I informed him that I would discuss the matter with all my colleagues and take a final call in the next two days.”

Rane had floated his new party on Sunday.

Sources in the BJP said, “As part of our expansion policy, we are not averse to welcoming new parties to join the NDA. At the Centre, two dozen parties support us. If Rane’s outfit extends support, it will be welcome.”

While Rane had already declared that he would support the BJP and its policies, he is likely to expect the BJP to accommodate him in the state cabinet. However, the BJP leadership is divided on the matter.

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    whatever
    Oct 4, 2017 at 7:36 am
    He is a thug in white coat, his sons are worst goons Maharashtra has ever seen. by including him in BJP, and govt, party is ruining his image.
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      welingkar
      Oct 4, 2017 at 5:51 am
      Narayan Rane and his son are goons. They peddle influence and their muscle power in equal measure. First it was in Chembur at Mumbai and now their "territory" has expanded to Konkan and other parts of Mumbai. Modi is advised not to allow this man and his son to join the NDA. Their only interest is the CM chair to gain power and money.
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