Throughout Wednesday, lakhs of people paid their tributes at the 'Jaystambh' (victory pillar) in Perne village in Pune district of Maharashtra.
The Bahujan Vanchit Aghadi chief accused Shah of creating a mass unrest in the country by bringing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
The new joining takes the MVA strength to 169, in the 288-member assembly, said Chavan.
Although VBA failed to open its account, the party got nearly 4.6 per cent vote share in the state.
The VBA stopped the Congress-NCP from coming to power, Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant tweeted.
A look at the vote tally shows that the Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi has spoiled Congress-NCP chances on at least 10 seats.
Hitting out at the BJP-led government, Ambedkar alleged that it was following the "same corrupt practices of the previous government".
While Pawar had been addressing at least two rallies every day, Thackeray and Ambedkar are averaging three rallies while CM Fadnavis addressed six rallies on Friday.
The VBA, a coalition of various social groups, has already expressed its intention to contest all the 288 seats in Maharashtra, which will vote on October 21.
Notably, the list mentioned each candidate's caste or community.
Ambedkar said VBA would contest all the 288 seats in the state, adding that names of candidates, as well as alliance partners, would be declared before September 26.
The former state deputy chief minister said out of the total eight Assembly seats in Pune city, the NCP will contest four and the Congress-three.
On whether post-alliance split, the Dalit-Muslim combine has broken, Imtiaz Jaleel said it is a totally wrong notion that the Dalit vote is only with the Dalit parties.
Maharashtra polls: Prakash Ambedkar's VBA to contest in all seats alone as Congress alliance talks fail
He said that despite his party reaching out to Congress for forging an alliance there is no response from the party.
The AIMIM-VBA alliance had done well in the April-May Lok Sabha polls in terms of votes received, though Jaleel was the only contestant who managed to win his seat.