CM Devendra Fadnavis has called off his Japan tour to accompany PM Modi to China. Fadnavis was scheduled to leave for Japan on May 13 and return on May 17. His tour had been planned at least two months ago.
“Visiting Japan was the state government’s decision and visiting China, is Prime Minister Modi’s decision. So, the PM’s decision cannot be overruled. It is also a matter of pride for us that Modi ji has considered Maharashtra as one of the three states to accompany his delegation to China,” an official from the Chief Minister’s office told media.