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Letter to BS: Sena eyeing Maharashtra CM post despite ebbing popularity

The paradox now is that the SS is eyeing a sharing of the chief minister's post when its popularity is declining continuously

Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray addresses in support of BJP-Shiv Sena candidate Nirmala Gavit from Trimbakeshwar-Igatpuri constituency ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, in Nashik district. Photo: PTI
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Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray addresses in support of BJP-Shiv Sena candidate Nirmala Gavit from Trimbakeshwar-Igatpuri constituency ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, in Nashik district. Photo: PTI

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This refers to the reports titled “Who will be CM? Sena and BJP slug it out after Maharashtra poll results” and “Sena’s hard bargain in Maharashtra” (October 27). The opposition faced by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the Shiv Sena (SS) in Maharashtra soon after the declaration of Assembly election results over 50-50 seat sharing should not have come as a surprise to the BJP’s top leadership. All through the last five years, the SS played a self-serving political game of sharing power in the national and state government and simultaneously acting as the alliance partner’s persistent critic also.

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 9:54 PM IST

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