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Maharashtra: Home Minister Amit Shah arrives in Mumbai to discuss polls strategy

The Home Minister will hold meetings with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit leaders to discuss the party's strategy for the upcoming elections.

Edited By: Arushi Jaiswal Mumbai Updated on: April 16, 2023 0:04 IST
Amit Shah, Mumbai
Image Source : ANI Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Mumbai on Saturday.

BMC polls 2023: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday evening arrived in Mumbai. Home Minister Shah will meet BJP leaders of Maharashtra ahead of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, other civic polls to chalk out the strategy of the party. Home Minister will be in Mumbai on April 15 and 16. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, BJP state president Chandrashekhar Bawankule, BJP Mumbai president Ashish Shelar, Tourism minister Mangalprabhat Lodha along with other party MPs and MLAs, welcomed Shah at the Mumbai airport.

During his visit to the state, the Home Minister will hold meetings with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit leaders. to discuss the party's strategy for the upcoming elections, news agency ANI reported citing sources. The meeting will take place at Sahyadri State Guest House. There will be discussions about Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, other civic polls and the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Shah is also likely to hold a meeting with Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to discuss the strategy of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance and the functioning of the state government. The Home Minister will attend a grand function in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai where he will facilitate Appasaheb Dharmadhikari with the state's highest civilian honour Maharashtra Bhushan.

Traffic movement to be affected

Ahead of Shah's Mumbai visit, the Mumbai Traffic Police stated that vehicular movement will be affected between the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Haji Ali on April 15 from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm.

Due to pre-planned programme on 15th April vehicular movement will be affected between International Airport - Vileparle - Bandra Worli Sealink - Worli - Haji Ali- Girgaon Chowpatty from 6.30 p.m to 7.30 p.m. Citizens are requested to plan commute accordingly," the Mumbai Traffic Police tweeted.

(With ANI inputs)

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