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4000 delegates to attend NCP Convention in Dehra Dun

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Sep 9 (UNI) The third National Convention of the Nationalist Congress Party(NCP)to be held in Dehra Dun in Uttaranchal on September 17 will consider and adopt resolutions on economic, political, social and international situations.

Besides, it will adopt the General Secretary's report on organisational matters, NCP General Secretary D P Tripathi told UNI here.

Mr Tripathi said the Convention would be attended by about four thousand delegates from all over the country. The party has its organisational units in almost all the states except Sikkim.

The Convention would be inaugurated by NCP President and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on September 17. Mr Pawar would also make the concluding remarks at the close of the session.

The inauguration of the Convention would be preceded by the extended Working Committee meeting on September 16, he said.

Mr Pawar would formally take over the responsibilities of the presidentship of the party after being elected third time as President in June, Mr Tripathi said.

The NCP is presently a coalition partner in Maharashtra and Goa. Besides, it is a supporting party in Kerala.

About the political resolution to be adopted in the party, the NCP General Secretary said the party would call for strengthening the UPA.

The party would also deliberate on the strategy to be adopted in the coming Assembly elections in Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and Manipur.

In reply to a question, he said the party would reiterate its demand for inclusion of the NCP and other UPA allies in the UPA-Left Coordination Committee.


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