Uddhav meets CM Devendra Fadnavis over issue of policemen's safety

Mumbai: Days after demanding a full-time Home Minister for Maharashtra, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the concerns harboured by families of policemen in the wake of the recent attacks on police personnel in Mumbai.

The Chief Minister later said the government will consider all demands of the families of police personnel.

Uddhav, who met Fadnavis at the latter's official residence 'Varsha 'in posh Malabar Hill area of South Mumbai, was accompanied by a few Sena ministers and the families of policemen.

The police families residing in Worli's BDD chawl had expressed their anger over the attack on traffic cop Vilas Shinde, who was allegedly beaten up by two youths following which he succumbed to his injuries on August 31.

After the meeting, he told reporters that Fadnavis, who holds the Home portfolio, is "capable and competent, but has been overburdened by work lately".