The Congress is planning to drive a hard bargain in power-sharing talks between the three events in search of an equitable distribution of portfolios and has arrange unbiased strains of communication with the Shiv Sena.
A delegation of state Congress leaders together with Ashok Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat and Manikrao Thakre met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray in a five-star resort in suburban Mumbai. This was Thackeray’s first interplay with state Congress leaders after the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly ballot outcomes.
With the NCP not current at this assembly, The Indian Express learnt that the 2 events mentioned the put up of Speaker in the occasion that the three type the federal government. Key to the functioning of the Assembly, the put up of Speaker, vested with the powers below the anti-defection legislation to expel MLAs, emerged as an necessary aspect in the bargaining. The Congress will push hard for the put up to be given to it, a supply in the occasion stated.
While the NCP has not but staked declare to the put up, the Congress and Sena appear to have reached an understanding to be sure that Pawar’s occasion doesn’t get it.
Most senior leaders in the Maharashtra Congress are agreed that the occasion ought to insist on an equitable sharing of portfolios if the Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena come collectively to type the federal government.
“We will be insisting on an equitable distribution of power between the three parties. Who has how many MLAs does not matter in this situation as we believe all of us are at an even keel and the government can be formed only if all three of us come together,” a senior Congress chief stated.
Congress sources have stated that the occasion is probably going to push for a one-third every power-sharing system, which implies 42 Cabinet berths can be divided equally between the three companions, giving 14 ministerial berths to every.