PM meets over 40 BJP MPs from other backward classes

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met over 40 BJP MPs from other backward classes at his official residence, sources said.

This was the first of a series of meetings scheduled between Modi and BJP MPs at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg.

On Thursday, he is scheduled to meet MPs from scheduled castes, they said.

There was no specific agenda for the meeting. There was an informal discussion between the Prime Minister and the parliamentarians, a BJP MP, present at the meeting, said.

“Modiji interacted with us briefly and the MPs introduced themselves,” the parliamentarian said.

Forty-three MPs and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi were present at the meeting. (AGENCIES)