Maharashtra Assembly Election: Congress, NCP to contest on 125 seat each according to MP Husain Dalwai

Congress MP Dalwai said that a panel headed by top Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has been formed which will take its final decision on the same

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As the Maharashtra assembly elections are getting closer, the political parties on both sides, ruling and opposition, have started to resolve the seat-sharing issue. 

Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance have decided to contest the upcoming assembly polls on 50-50 formula. Congress MP Husain Dalwai informed that the list has been sent to party’s interim President Sonia Gandhi. 

Dalwai further said that a panel headed by top Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has been formed which will take its final decision in this regard. 

The panel includes former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, Manikrao Thakre, Mallikarjun Kharge, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Rajiv Satav and other senior leaders. Earlier, Scindia was appointed as screening committee chairman of Maharashtra. 

Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said that the leaders of both the parties have agreed to contest the upcoming elections together. However, the talks between Congress-NCP will finalise the policy on seat-sharing. Congress has made a listing of 80 sitting MLAs for the first phase. 

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Chavan further said that discussions regarding an alliance with the Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) have not stopped yet. The senior Congress leader said that Ambedkar should play a positive role. Moreover, there has been no discussion in include Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in the alliance. 

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