Nationalist Congress Party candidate from Karjat-Jamkhed Rohit Pawar said he believes the Congress-NCP combine would come to power. Pawar claims there are bleak chances of BJP and Shiv Sena coming back to power owing to a strong opposition.
Unlike the Balakot strikes, the abrogation of Article 370 didn’t seem to have made much of an impact before the Maha polls. Here the BJP may have gone overboard during its campaign pitch, but people want it to address their local grievances.
As Maharashtra embarks on an election spree, parties fight for the 288 seats of the assembly. Yet regional issues such as droughts, farmers suicides, falling onion prices and irrigation problems persist, waiting to be acknowledged by leaders.
In two rallies of former Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Mumbai, both former Congress chiefs Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora were missing in action.
The BJP has a tie up with RPI(A) and when the latter demanded the seat for contesting the Bhusawal civic polls, the BJP gave the seat to RPI on one condition – Kharat should contest on the BJP symbol.
While the BJP President spoke of how the govt formed the OBC commission to address their issues through the constitutional framework, his thrust was on the abrogation of Article 370.
Fadnavis was having his way in Maharashtra BJP because of his administrative acumen and clean record, says BJP.
The veteran leader was addressing a press conference, a day after being named in a multi-crore Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank scam by the Enforcement Directorate.
Congress reaching out to ex-MPs & ministers and persuading them to contest Maharashtra assembly polls.
Patil has met Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil and is set to join the saffron party soon, said sources familiar with the matter.
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