The BJP emerged as the single largest party by winning 105 seats while the Sena emerged victorious on 56 seats in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly.
It’s time the political discourse moved away from threats from Pakistan and our capability to cope with them, to economy and good governance.
Sena leader Sanjay Raut also appeared to play down his recent meeting with NCP president Sharad Pawar amid speculation that a new political equation might emerge to keep BJP away from power.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena is demanding the post of Chief Minister for 2.5 years and 50:50 division of portfolios.
Mathur said no one has the ability to threaten the BJP and everyone should fulfil commitments made under the alliance.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis met the governor around 11 am, while a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders, led by Diwakar Raote, met him at Raj Bhawan at 10.30 am.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the process of government formation will start after Diwali.
The decision on who would become the Leader of Opposition (LoP) will be taken after government is formed in Maharashtra.
With Maharashtra voting the BJP-Shiv Sena combine to power again in the 2019 assembly elections, another big gainer has emerged in the city of Mumbai — NOTA.
Owaisi was also visibly pleased about their party’s maiden win in the Kishanganj Assembly constituency in Bihar.
Similarly, the Congress party has performed well in the bye-elections for Assembly seats in 17 States, he said.
The latest entrant to the Family Club Inc. is low-profile Congressman Dhiraj Deshmukh, the youngest son of late CM Vilasrao Deshmukh.
The Congress, NCP and all its allies together have bagged a significant chunk of 117 seats in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly.
The NCP, which saw some prominent leaders leaving the party before the elections, ended up with 54 seats.
Chidambaram has asked his family to tweet on his behalf, as he is currently in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case.