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More than 15 MLAs had raised this issue before the Sangh, which didn't think it right to interfere in the BJP' affairs.
Fadnavis, state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil and Union minister Raosaheb Danve are among those present at the meeting, held at the Mumbai BJP office Vasant Smriti in Dadar, party sources said.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis thanked Ajit, MLAs, and Independent legislators for their support.
Sharad Pawar said NCP wants to form a government under Sena's leadership and we are going to achieve it.
Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra and NCP leader Ajit Pawar was sworn in as his deputy at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.
The NCP chief's statement throws caution ahead of a meeting with Sonia Gandhi on a possilbe alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra.
Asked whether the BJP was holding discussions with the NCP over government formation in the state, the former Union minister said his party was talking only with the Sena, Congress and its allies.
The BJP-Sena alliance, which won 161 seats, fell apart over Sena's demand of sharing of chief minister's post.
Shah also took a dig at the Congress over its allegations that the President's Rule was imposed in a hurry and its ally NCP was not given enough time to show the majority.
The BJP on Sunday announced that it would not form government in Maharashtra in view of the ally Shiv Sena's stand to not join them in the efforts.
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said newly-elected MLAs of the party will seek advice from the party high-command over its future political stand in the state.
The BJP is weighing which option will place it in a better position to put Shiv Sena in a spot.
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday evening asked the BJP, the single largest party in the new Assembly, to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form the government.
The NCP and the Congress won 54 and 44 seats respectively in the election to the 288-member assembly where the majority mark is 145.