Amidst the uncertainity over government formation in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that his party will sit in the opposition and both the Shiv Sena and BJP should end their fued as they have the mandate of the people.
“I don’t have anything to say yet. BJP and Shiv Sena have got the mandate of people, so they should form the government as soon as possible. Our mandate is to play the role of the opposition,” Pawar was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
“It was a courtesy meeting. He (Sharad Pawar) is a senior leader of the state and the country. He is worried about the political situation in Maharashtra today. We had a brief discussion, the Shiv Sena leader said.
Shiv Sena Shiv Sena is not ready to settle for anything less than an equal share of power, except the one that BJP and Shiv Sena will have 50:50 share in the government power that was decided prior to elections.
BJP emerged as the single-largest party with 105 seats, while Shiv Sena with 56 seats was the second-biggest party, NCP, 54 seats, and the Congress, 44 seats.
News Credit: TimesofIndia