Anti- NCP fac­tion in Maha Cong high on exit polls TOP GROSSERS

Pushes for larger share of Lok Sabha seats in coali­tion

The Asian Age - - Nation -

◗ In or­der to forge the grand al­liance against BJP in state, the Congress had de­cided to agree to share equal num­ber of seats with NCP.

◗ Ear­lier, the Congress used to con­test 27 seats and the NCP got 21 seats in state. be­tween both par­ties amidst al­liance talks.

A group within the state Congress led by for­mer chief minister Prithvi­raj Cha­van is known to be as against the NCP. It is even against con­test­ing the elec­tions in an al­liance with the party. But the weak po­si­tion of the Congress has forced the group to agree to the al­liance. How­ever, the exit polls re­ports from the five states has given them an op­por­tu­nity to push their de­mand. In its bid to forge a grand al­liance against the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) in the state, the Congress had de­cided to agree to shar­ing equal num­ber of seats with NCP.

Ear­lier, the Congress used to con­test 27 seats and the NCP 21.

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