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Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray told select party workers that he had rejected the poll formula proposing party winning maximum number of seats would get the post of CM.
Uddhav Thackeray U-turn on Shiv Sena-BJP alliance sparks outrage on social media; NCP puts up hoarding
Uddhav Thackeray’s ‘U-turn’ with respect to the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections hasn’t gone down well with the people of Maharashtra.
Social media was flooded by messages making fun of the Shiv Sena as soon as the alliance was announced on Monday evening.
The BJP also pointed out a spate of meetings having taken place between Sena's arch-rival MNS and NCP leaders, and the possible backdoor agreement between the two parties.
Chavan further called out Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's previous hollow and bogus statements of not forging an alliance.
"The electoral understanding between the saffron siblings was a foregone conclusion," said Pawar.
Riots and terror attacks should not be used for 'political gains', the Sena said in an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana'.
The 60-million tonne per annum refinery-cum-petrochemical complex has been conceived as the largest such facility in the world, to be set up on over 15,000 acres.
The two parties will contest an equal number of seats, after allotting allies their due share of segments, in polls for the 288-member state Assembly, due this year.
Shiv Sena, BJP set to declare Maharashtra seat-sharing pact for upcoming Lok Sabha and assembly polls
BJP president Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Matoshree, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's residence in suburban Bandra Monday and seal the alliance, another Sena leader said.
The Shiv Sena opined that the need of the hour is to stand by the security forces and the families of the deceased, and not to place blame on one another.
The Shiv Sena chief said that Pakistan must not be allowed to go scot-free and it must be taught a befitting lesson.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena has been frequently taking potshots at its saffron partner in the last few years.
The Shiv Sena is the BJP's alliance partner in Maharashtra as well as in the Centre, though it frequently attacks the saffron party.
The BJP had criticized Shiv Sena for attending Naidu's day-long fast along with Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and Arvind Kejriwal.