New Delhi: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has refused to increase assist to the Shiv Sena for forming the state authorities in Maharashtra, sources stated right here on Monday.
Sonia Gandhi’s refusal to companion with the Shiv Sena comes hours after Nationalist Congress President (NCP) Sharad Pawar met her in New Delhi amid the stalemate between the Shiv Sena and the BJP over a power-sharing association in Maharashtra.
After the assembly, Pawar maintained suspense over the difficulty.
Addressing the media after the assembly, the NCP supremo, flanked by Ajit Pawar and Praful Patel, stated: “The NCP-Congress has been given a mandate to sit in the opposition. Also, we don’t have the numbers. Only those who have numbers should form the government.”
Pawar had additionally stated that he’s not within the race for the Chief Minister’s publish.
Whereas the BJP-Shiv Sena stalemate persists, the latter has reportedly claimed the assist of 175 legislators within the 288-member Meeting.
Within the current Meeting elections in Maharashtra, the BJP gained 105 seats whereas the Shiv Sena bought 56. The Congress-NCP alliance returned with 98 seats within the polls, out of which 44 seats belong to the Congress whereas 54 belong to its ally companion.