While everything is almost set for the formation of the government in Maharastra under the ‘Maha’ coalition of Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP, what’s stopping the end of the Presidential rule?
Though an official statement is yet to be made from the parties’ end, it has been confirmed by the respective party cadres that three-party coalition to take charge of the state in the first week of December with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at the helm. Amidst this, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has made a comment that he didn’t have any sorts of discussions with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, media and the political heads are speculating the meet any time soon.
In the interaction with media, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut stated that he would soon meet Prime Minister Modi to discuss the farmer issue in Maharastra. Grapevine has it that Uddhav has ultimately settled down with the Chief Minister chair for Uddhav Thackeray for a full five-year term while the new formation will have two Deputy Chief Ministers, one each from the NCP and Congress. Sources also revealed that Shiv Sena left the liberty to Congress and NCP over the post of speaker.
On the other hand, NDA has removed Shiv Sena from the BJP-led alliance on Monday and this took significance as it was the death anniversary of Balasaheb Thackeray. On the same, Shiva Sena compared the BJP to Muhammad Ghori, sultan of the Ghurid dynasty and Uddhav Thackeray to Prithviraj Chauhan who let Ghori live even after defeating him 17 times and he got stronger and jailed Chauhan the 18th time.