Mumbai - The Shiv Sena and the BJP have started interviewing their candidates on all 227 seats as the discussion for an alliance between these current BMC rulers have almost stopped. As a precautionary measure, these parties are preparing to show their strength if the alliance is not formed. The BJP has received 2,500 forms from ticket aspirants for 227 seats. Of these, 1769 forms were selected in the first round. As per sources, the final 227 winning potential candidates will be from these 1769 aspirants in case alliance is not materialised.