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Maha Govt Formation: Shiv Sena CM Will Have Full Term, Says Raut

Catch all the updates as parties try to form the government in Maharashtra in the wake of the Assembly elections.

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Catch all the updates as parties try to form the government in Maharashtra in the wake of the Assembly elections.
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A day after Uddhav Thackeray met NCP president Sharad Pawar, the Shiv Sena on Friday, 22 November, announced that the chief minister will be from their party.

The Congress on Thursday said that the government formation talks between the three parties have entered the ‘last leg’.

The Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena are scheduled to meet in Mumbai at 4 pm later in the day.

Catch all the live updates here.

Snapshot
  • Sharad Pawar met PM Modi in the parliament premises on 21 November
  • Maharashtra has been under President’s rule since 12 November after no party or alliance staked claim to form government or conveyed support from enough MLAs to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Sena accuses BJP of reneging on their pre-poll agreement of a 50:50 power split
  • BJP won 105 seats, while Shiv Sena won 56 in the Assembly elections
  • Opposition Congress won 44 seats, while NCP won 54

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10:10 AM , 22 Nov

Maharashtra CM Will Be From Shiv Sena, Says Raut

A day after Uddhav Thackeray met NCP president Sharad Pawar, the Shiv Sena on Friday, 22 November, announced that the chief minister will be from their party.

“There will be a Shiv Sena chief minister for full 5 years.”
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena
11:37 PM , 21 Nov

Uddhav, Aaditya Thackeray Meet Sharad Pawar at His Residence in Mumbai

Shiv Sena leaders Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya Thackeray met NCP leader Sharad Pawar at his residence in Mumbai on Thursday evening. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut and NCP leader Ajit Pawar were also present at the meeting.

The meeting took place on a day when Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said in New Delhi that his party and the NCP have "complete unanimity" on all issues concerning government formation in Maharashtra and will now hold talks with the Shiv Sena to "finalise the architecture of the alliance".

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7:58 PM , 21 Nov

Senior Cong Leaders to Meet NCP, Sena on Friday

Congress leaders KC Venugopal, Ahmed Patel and Mallikarjun Kharge will be going to Mumbai on Friday for a meeting with Shiv Sena and NCP for discussion over modalities of government formation in Maharashtra.

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4:37 PM , 21 Nov

Maharashtra Power Tussle in Last Lap

Congress' Prithviraj Chavan said that the two parties are on the same page on all matters and will brief the media on the structure of an alliance after holding talks with smaller parties and Shiv Sena on Friday.

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Published: 11 Nov 2019, 10:36 AM IST
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