Mumbai: "BJP should come to Shiv Sena only when it is ready to share the post of Chief Minister in Maharashtra with its ally party." Senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said this on Friday. Speaking to media here, Raut said that BJP should not misuse the caretaker government's provision and remain in power in Maharashtra. The deadlock over the next government in the state still continues.
The Shiv Sena spokesperson said that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should resign as the term of the current assembly is ending (on November 9). In response to a question about the possibility of going to the (Thackeray family's residence), Raut said that the BJP should turn to the Shiv Sena only then When he is ready to share the chief minister. He asked, Gadkari is a resident of Mumbai. It is not a big deal for them to come here. He will go to his house. Did he tell you that he is bringing a letter regarding giving the Shiv Sena the post of Chief Minister for two and a half years.
Significantly, both the BJP and the Shiv Sena have enough seats to form the next government in a coalition, but there is a tussle between the two for an equal share of power, especially for the post of Chief Minister. In February, it was decided that there would be equal sharing of positions in the state.
According to the party, the BJP has not followed the system of sharing the chief minister's post with the ally. The state has been at a standstill over the formation of the government since the assembly election results on October 24 in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena's demand to share the post of Chief Minister for the year has been rejected.
In the assembly elections held on October 21 for 288 seats in Maharashtra, BJP and Shiv Sena alliance got 161 seats, which is more than the figure of 145 required to form the government, but due to the ongoing deadlock over which party will be the Chief Minister, the new one so far The government has not been formed. The BJP has won 105 seats in the elections. Shiv Sena has got 56 seats, NCP 54 and Congress 44 seats.