- A decision on continuing the alliance with Shiv Sena in the upcoming elections in Maharashtra and the number of seats the BJP is willing to offer the cantankerous ally in case of an affirmative, will be decided at a key meeting in Delhi today. Party chief Amit Shah and its working president JP Nadda will take a call on the matter after the meeting, which is being attended by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
- Mr Shah and Mr Nadda will take the final call after assessing the opinions of both camps.
- On Wednesday, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Devendra Fadnavis shared stage at an event in Navi Mumbai. After the event, the Chief Minister confirmed to reporters that the alliance was on.
- The Sena is not keen to break off the alliance, but is preparing for the possibility of going it alone. Earlier this week, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut described the tussle over seats as “as tedious” as the partition of India.
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