NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi right here on Wednesday, a gathering which was described as a “courtesy visit” by official sources.
Throughout his practically 20-minute assembly with Modi, Stalin is discovered to have raised points associated to Cauvery river, Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET), Mekadatu dam and the Nationwide Education Coverage (NEP).
Sources conscious of the event, nonetheless, refused to touch upon whether or not Stalin broached these points with the Prime Minister, and maintained that it was purely a “courtesy visit”.
No memorandum concerning the above talked about calls for was launched by the state authorities officers in New Delhi after Stalin’s assembly with the Prime Minister.
Nonetheless, earlier, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister – who arrived within the nationwide capital in the course of the early hours of Wednesday – advised mediapersons on the Tamil Nadu Home previous to assembly the Prime Minister that he would increase the problems associated to the state with him.
Stalin referred to Cauvery river, Mekadatu dam and NEET associated points in the course of the press convention.
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister additionally stated that resulting from unavoidable circumstances, he couldn’t attend the swearing-in ceremony of the President and Vice President, due to this fact he had sought time to fulfill them and was granted appointment.
Accordingly, he met President Droupadi Murmu and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday morning.
Stalin, whereas referring to his assembly with Modi, advised reporters that as he had contracted Covid, he couldn’t personally come to ask the Prime Minister to inaugurate the recently-concluded Chess Olympiad, which was held in Mahabalipuram.
Stalin stated he wished to fulfill the Prime Minister to personally thank him for accepting his telephonic invitation for the Chess Olympiad.
Later, the Prime Minister’s Workplace additionally tweeted about Modi’s assembly with Stalin.
“The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru @mkstalin called on PM,” it tweeted.
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