Maharashtra Govt Formation 2019 Live Updates: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday remained firm on his demand for the chief minister’s post in Maharashtra. Thackeray said that he would only talk to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), if they were willing to give Sena the CM post for 2.5 years.
In a meeting with his party MLAs, Uddhav Thackeray said that he would not break the alliance with BJP, but that he was open to talks. Thackeray added that the Sena getting the CM post for 2.5 years was non-negotiable.
The BJP and Shiv Sena have been failed to reach a consensus since the assembly election results were announced on October 24. Thackeray has urged the BJP to stay firm on the 50-50 partnership that they had decided on during the Lok Sabha polls.
Earlier on Thursday, BJP leaders met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to appraise him of the ongoing political situation.