Thursday , September 24 2020

No decision to support Living Senna yet: NCP, Congress | India news


NEW DELHI: Congress and the NCP said on Tuesday night that they had not yet made a decision in support of the Shiv Sena for forming a government in Maharashtra, but would hold further discussions.
At a joint news conference with congressional leaders, NDP President Harad Pawar said the two parties would discuss and develop a consensus on what policies and programs should be if the Living Senate were to be supported.
The press conference was attended by congressional leaders Ahmed Patel, Malikarjun Karj and KG Vengupal, deposed by party president Sonya Gandhi to hold further discussions with the NDP on the issue.
"We (Congress and NDP leaders) have been discussing the abomination of (possible) a common minimum program to ensure the smooth functioning of government," he said.
Ahmed Patel said that Shiv Sena, who contested the election in alliance with the BJP, approached the Congress-NHP officially only on Monday, seeking support for the formation of the next government.
Lively Sena suffered a setback on Monday in its efforts to coalition a non-BJP government in Maharashtra with Congress at the last minute announcing its decision to hold more talks with the NDP ally in support of the party led by Udav Thackeray.
On Tuesday, Governor B Ko Kosari sent a report to the Center, recommending the President's rule in the country facing a political stalemate in the results of an October 24 Parliamentary poll; after which the President's rule in the state was imposed.

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