Ajit Pawar, the head of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made fun of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde for joining forces with the Bharatiya Janata Party, claiming that the alliance’s goals don’t appear to be accomplished.
In remarks to the media on Sunday, he stated, “It’s been ten months since Shinde teamed up with BJP, but the goal of their alliance doesn’t seem to be served.
The head of the opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly categorically denied rumours that someone from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is in contact with any other parties. She further emphasised how strong the MVA is and that there are no issues with the coalition.
“MVA is powerful as a group. According to him, neither a representative of the NCP nor a representative of any other party was in contact with the other.
Following Uday Samant’s unnamed claim that prominent members of the Shiv Sena (UBT), Congress, and the NCP are in contact with Shinde, Ajit Pawar made the following statement.
He told a press conference in Mumbai that “a number of big leaders from these three parties of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) are in touch with Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.” The NCP leader, however, also denied allegations that he will leave the party and join the BJP.
Rahul Gandhi on the other hand will have his hearing on 2nd May.
Eknath Shinde leaving the Maha Vikas Aghadi:
It is important to note that in June of last year, Eknath Shinde and more than 40 MLAs split from the former Shiv Sena led by Uddhav Thackeray, which ultimately led to the fall of the Maha Vikas Aghadi administration in Maharashtra.
On February 17, the Election Commission ruled that the Shinde camp will henceforth use the Shiv Sena name and symbol, as well as the Sena’s distinctive “bow and arrow” emblem. 10 Months is still too soon to tell whether the alliance is successful or not. 2024 elections will bring a clearer picture on the alliance’s benefits.
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