BJP Veteran Murli Manohar Joshi meets Shiv Sena chief

The senior BJP leader was said to be in discontent with the party after Narendra Modi came to power

BJP Veteran Murli Manohar Joshi meets Shiv Sena chief

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at latter’s residence ‘Matoshree’. Both the leaders spoke for about an hour. However, the subject of their meeting is not known.

Since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India, many senior BJP leaders have been feeling discontent and Joshi is one of them. Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, after quitting BJP, actively spoke against Narendra Modi. However, Joshi hasn’t been part of the same. Meanwhile, the senior leader’s meeting with Uddhav Thackeray has raised some eyebrows in the political circle. 

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Despite being in alliance with BJP in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena has not missed a chance to take a dig at Modi government. After Joshi’s meeting, there have been speculations about Joshi leaving BJP and joining Sena. On the other hand, it is being said that Joshi visited Thackeray to neutralise the relations between the two parties. 

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According to internal sources, Joshi came to Mumbai to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, organised by BJP in Mumbai. However, BJP leaders are not ready to talk about the Thackeray-Joshi meeting. 

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