Narendra Modi holds meeting with Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley ahead of PM's visit to poll-bound Gujarat

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a meeting with BJP chief Amit Shah and finance minister Arun Jaitley.

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI

Though officials did not say what was discussed in the meeting, it came ahead of Modi's proposed visit to poll-bound Gujarat on 7-8 October.

Shah, who was scheduled to address a rally in the home town of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday, cut short his programme to rush to Delhi for the meeting.

BJP Kerala president Kummanam Rajasekharan told reporters that Shah would be unable to attend the phase of the 'Janaraksha Yatra' (People's Protection March) as he has to attend a meeting with the prime minister in the national capital.


The meeting also took place a day after Modi had defended his government's economic decisions amid opposition onslaught over slow economic growth.


Published Date: Oct 05, 2017 08:38 pm | Updated Date: Oct 05, 2017 08:38 pm


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