NCP President Sharad Pawar met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and discussed the political situation in the state and the Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s way of dealing with the Covid-19 situation. The meeting was held in the late evening at the Chief Minister’s official residence ‘Varsha’ in Mumbai. This is the first meeting between the two leaders after Pawar (80) recovers from a gallbladder surgery. The Thackeray-led Shiv Sena shares power with the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress in Maharashtra. Political developments in the state were discussed. He said that the two leaders discussed the Covid-19 management of the MVA government. Pawar expressed satisfaction over the government’s way of dealing with the Covid-19 epidemic and the implementation of lockdown-like restrictions to prevent the second wave of infection from spreading. Maharashtra government imposed lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 1 to prevent the spread of the corona virus. Pawar underwent gallbladder surgery at a private hospital in Mumbai last month. Earlier, the NCP president had to undergo an emergency endoscopy on March 30 to remove stones in the bile duct.