NC leader Nidhi meets Indian leaders


Kathmandu, Aug 7: Nepali Congress's former vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi and former Chief Minister of Maharastra, India, Sharad Pawar, have held a meeting in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh. NC leader Nidhi is currently on a visit to India.     

On the occasion, the two leaders held talks on religious, cultural, tourism and economic development cooperation.     

Nidhi has invited the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan to visit Kathmandu, Janakpur and Lumbini. Chouhan has been the Chief Minister for 16 years. In response, Chouhan said he would visit Nepal in the near future, said Ramji Dahal, Nidhi's press advisor.     

Similarly, leader Nidhi met with the general secretary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Dattatreya Hosabale. The hour-long meeting took place at Vaidya Pradeep Tripathi's residence at Saket Nagar, Bhopal. During the meeting, Nidhi and Hosabale talked about the topic of constructing a metal bow to be kept at the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, India, in Nepal itself. The Ram Temple is under construction and the bow is to be offered on behalf of the Janaki Temple of Janakpur and the people of Mithila.     

The Sangh's general secretary Hosabale has also served as the general secretary of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad, the sister organisation of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He spent 16 months behind bars during the emergency rule imposed by Indira Gandhi in India.  (RSS)  

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