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February 18, 2019 18:08
Amit Shah To Meet Uddhav Thackeray May Finalise Seat Sharing Deal

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Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah to meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thakeray today in Mumbai. They may also finalise the seat sharing deal for upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

In Recent times Shiv Sena is very critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ruling BJP party at the center.Party Often criticized the BJP and its policies.

According to reports, Amit Shah and Uddhav Thackeray may hold press conference today to formally announce the alliance and seat deal.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is also expected to present during Joint Press conference.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut confirmed the news and said “BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will address a joint press conference later today. An announcement on the alliance will be made in the press conference today,” ANI reported.

Shiv Sena have demanded 50-50 seat sharing in both Lok Sabha elections and also in subsequent assembly elections.One of the leader also said that if Narendra Modi is Prime Minister then it will Sena’s Chief Minister in Maharashtra.

It is one of politically crucial state for BJP to retain power at center in 2019, after State of Uttar Pradesh, as it sends 48 MPs to Lok Sabha.

In 2014, both Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena contested together and won 41 seats out of 48 seats in Maharashtra.

But in assembly elections in later that year alliance fell apart over negotiations so they both contested separately  BJP fielded candidates in 260 out of 288 assembly seats; the Sena contested 282 seats.

BJP and Shiv Sena both won 122 and 63 seats respectively and came together post election result and formed the government.

Shiv Sena is BJP’s oldest ally in National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

-Sai Kumar

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