In a bid to quell the controversy stemming out of his remarks that the Congress occasion would go solo within the subsequent meeting election, the occasion’s Maharashtra chief Nana Patole on Tuesday mentioned that every part was hunky-dory within the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities and that the Congress has at all times been contesting polls by itself.
“Every part is ok within the MVA authorities. We (Congress) have at all times fought elections alone, there’s nothing new on this. In MVA, all three events are working collectively. All events have each proper to strengthen themselves. This matter is being proven in an overblown means, Congress performs its personal function, NCP (Nationalist Congress Celebration) performs its personal function, and Shiv Sena performs its personal function,” Mr Patole mentioned.
In what seems to be a stealth retraction of his earlier remarks, the Congress chief mentioned: “I had by no means claimed the Chief Minister’s submit and mentioned I’d myself be the Chief Minister. I had mentioned that the choice on the Chief Minister can be taken by the Excessive Command.”
Talking about Sharad Pawar’s assembly at this time with a number of leaders from the Opposition, Mr Patole mentioned that this isn’t the primary time that the NCP chief had convened such a gathering and there’s no plan within the offing to place up a 3rd entrance.
“Prashant Kishor has additionally mentioned at this time that no entrance might be erected to problem Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) with out taking the Congress in its fold,” Mr Patole mentioned.
Mr Kishor had met Sharad Pawar earlier than the Opposition leaders’ assembly with the NCP chief.
Additional, Mr Patole mentioned the Speaker’s submit within the state Meeting is vacant and will likely be crammed quickly and added that the choice within the matter falls in Congress’ quota.