Anti- NCP faction in Maha Cong high on exit polls TOP GROSSERS
Pushes for larger share of Lok Sabha seats in coalition
◗ 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.