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BMC polls: BJP positive on tie-up with Shiv Sena, says Ashish Shelar

  • BMC polls: BJP positive on tie-up with Shiv Sena, says Ashish Shelar

    Summary: (File Photo)Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar today said his party is ‘positive’ about an alliance with ally Shiv Sena, ahead of the upcoming local bodies polls, including the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar. (File Photo) Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar. “Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had publicly spoken about an alliance for the upcoming civic polls. “We are positive on the issue of an alliance with Shiv Sena,” Shelar told reporters outside Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ official residence ‘Varsha’ in south Mumbai.

    Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar. (File Photo) Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar. (File Photo) Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar today said his party is ‘positive’ about an alliance with ally Shiv Sena, ahead of the upcoming local bodies polls, including the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

    The poll dates are likely to be announced later today. “We are positive on the issue of an alliance with Shiv Sena,” Shelar told reporters outside Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ official residence ‘Varsha’ in south Mumbai. Watch What Else Is Making News The talks will begin today, said Shelar, who along with Maharashtra BJP president Raosaheb Danve met Fadnavis. “We won’t get into the numbers game (of seat-sharing) publicly. We will invite the Sena for talks,” he said. “What is more important is to ensure a transparent administration in Mumbai,” Shelar said. “Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had publicly spoken about an alliance for the upcoming civic polls.

    Source: http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/bmc-polls-bjp-positive-on-tie-up-with-shiv-sena-says-ashish-shelar-4469678/


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