Amit Shah Cancels Mumbai Visit Amid BJP-Sena Seat-Sharing Announcement

Amit Shah Cancels Mumbai Visit Amid BJP-Sena Seat-Sharing Announcement

  • BJP president Amit Shah has cancelled his September 26 visit to Mumbai, party sources said on Tuesday night, a development that comes amid delay in announcement of the ruling party’s seat-sharing agreement with the Shiv Sena for the October 21 Maharashtra assembly polls.
  • Earlier, state BJP president Chandrakant Patil had said the seat-sharing deal between the parties will be announced by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray who are discussing its contours with Amit Shah.
  • The allies are locked in an intense negotiation on seat-sharing and a consensus has eluded them till now on how many constituencies each of them will contest.
  • Maharashtra has 288 Assembly seats, of which the BJP won 122 and the Sena 63 in the 2014 state polls, which they fought separately.

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