The long lead coalition bond since the era of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998 has come to an end. Out of 288 legislative seats in Maharashtra, BJP secured 105 seats, Shiv Sena (56), Congress (44), the Nationalist Congress Party (54), and rest seats were secured by small regional party.
This this Shiv Sena refused to back BJP to form government in Maharashtra. Right upon the election results Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Khoshyari top leading BJP to prove mandate and form government but lacking the support from all time co-operative party Shiv Sena, BJP refused to form government.
Khoshyari then invited Shiv Sena, the second leading party in Maharashtra legislative election to prove mandate and from government. On this Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray accepted the invitation, as per the political watch dogs Shiv Sena will seek support from Nationalist Congress Party and independent MLA’s to prove mandate and form government.
“If I’ll care about the path, my destiny will get hurt,” Shiv Sena fire brand leader Sanjay Raut tweeted.