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BJP's 'second act of use & throw': Shiv Sena won't blink on power sharing

At the meeting of the Sena's MLAs, party chief Uddhav expressed 'disappointment' over CM Fadnavis' statement

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Archis MohanPTI New Delhi | Mumbai
With ally Shiv Sena unwilling to blink, Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday held a meeting with eight of the 13 newly elected Independents and legislators of three of the smaller parties. The majority mark still eludes the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by 26 legislators in a House of 288, despite these 13 MLAs vowing support to a Fadnavis-led BJP government.

The next Maharashtra Assembly needs to be convened by November 10. The term of the previous Assembly expires on November 9.

The Sena rejected media reports that it has softened its stand on its two key demands

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First Published: Oct 31 2019 | 11:35 PM IST

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