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After PM Modi, Uddhav Thackeray Meets Congress President Sonia Gandhi At Her Residence

"This Law (CAA) Is Not To Take Away Citizenship From Anyone. However, This Law Is About Giving Citizenship To The Minorities Of The Neighboring Countries," Uddhav Thackeray Said After Meeting PM Modi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 21 Feb 2020, 08:31:00 PM

Uddhav Thackeray and Sonia Gandhi (Photo Credit: Collarge)

New Delhi:

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi at her residence at 10, Janpath. Uddhav was accompanied by his son and Maharashta government minister Aaditya Thackeray. Before meeting Sonia Gandhi, the Maharashtra CM met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Uddhav Thackeray as well as Minister in the Maharashtra Government, Shri @AUThackeray called on PM @narendramodi. @OfficeofUT," PMO tweeted.

After meeting PM Modi, Uddhav held a media briefing where he said that the both leaders discussed Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register. "I have already cleared my stance on these issues. No one should be scared of CAA," the chief minister said.

"This law (CAA) is not to take away citizenship from anyone. However, this law is about giving citizenship to the minorities of the neighboring countries," he added.

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First Published : 21 Feb 2020, 07:22:46 PM