Mumbai, 04 Oct 2019: Senior state BJP minister Chandrakant Patil said on Monday that the alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena have been finalized for the Maharashtra assembly elections 2019.
According to the alliance, out of the total 288 seats, the BJP will contest from 150 seats while the Shiv Sena will get 124 seats. Rest of the 14 seats will be shared between other small alliance partners such as SS, RPI, RSP etc.
The alliance was announced via a press release by Maha Yuti (Grand alliance) of the BJP , SS, RPI, RSP and other parties.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will officially announce the quantum of seat-sharing through a joint statement, Patil told reporters.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra BJP on Friday released the fourth list of candidates for the upcoming assembly election and dropped top party leaders Vinod Tawde, Prakash Mehta and Eknath Khadse.