Even as the NCP strongly protested the recent remarks made by BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Gopinath Munde against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar,party supremo Sharad Pawar,MP Praful Patel and Food and Civil Supplies Minister Anil Deshmukh have accepted former BJP national president Nitin Gadkaris October 12 invitation for a special programme to be held here.
Pawar will be the special guest at Purti Groups presentation on the agrarian crisis in Vidarbha and its possible solutions,at Sun & Sand Hotel. Purti PRO Nitin Kulkarni confirmed Pawar and other NCP leaders consent to attend the programme.
Pawar is coming to Nagpur mainly to attend an event to mark the annual Dhammachakra Parivartan Din (the anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkars conversion to Buddhism along with followers) at the Deekshabhoomi on October 13. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will also attend.
Talking about the Purti Groups programme,Kulkarni said: A special presentation will be done on Vidarbhas agrarian crisis and the possible solutions. We will also be showing some activities undertaken by Purti.