Prithviraj Chavan said that appointment with Koshyari has been sought only to take up farmer issues and not to discuss the current political situation.
Talks for Maharashtra government formation at preliminary stage: Prithviraj Chavan after meeting Uddhav Thackeray
The Congress and NCP on Wednesday deliberated at their respective party levels and later jointly to work out a 'common minimum programme' (CMP) and power-sharing formula.
I don't think issue would be resolved today, says Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Maharashtra impasse
Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde said that even if the President's rule comes into force, it could be lifted once parties have the numbers.
Any Sena plan on Maharashtra government formation to be sent to Congress leadership: Prithviraj Chavan
The Uddhav Thackeray-led party wants rotational chief ministership and half of the portfolios, demands rejected by its senior partner, the BJP.
The tussle between the BJP and its junior ally seems only to escalate with the Shiv Sena not ready to concede on its demand of '50: 50 formula' allegedly reached between the two parties.
While 73-year-old Chavan, a former Union minister, is confident of retaining the seat with a comfortable win, the BJP is pinning its hopes on 36-year-old Atul Bhosale.
Chavan also criticized Shah for wrecking up the issue of article 370 during his campaign for Maharashtra assembly polls.
Those in fray for the October 21 polls include family members of six former chief ministers and four former deputy chief ministers.
Congress releases second list of 52 candidates for Maharashtra polls; ex-CM Prithviraj Chavan to contest from Karad South
The assembly elections for the 288-member House in Maharashtra will be held on October 21 and results will be out on October 24.
For the Satara Lok Sabha constituency bypoll, the name of former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan is being considered by the Congress, sources said.
Former CM Prithviraj Chavan said that the Congress would also take on the saffron parties on 'their attempts to dismantle opposition parties'.
Bhosale resigned from the Lok Sabha and joined the BJP on Saturday in the presence of party chief Amit Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Chavan, however, stressed that the VBA's demand that the Congress severe ties with the NCP cannot be accepted.
However, with Rajiv’s assassination, the policy was implemented by Narasimha Rao.
Vikhe-Patil had alleged that 14 acres of land of an estimated value of Rs 1767 crore to a builder at mere RS 3.5 crore by duping Koyna-Dam project affected people.