While, the confusion between “President rule” continues, NCP leader Nawab Malik interacted with media today.
“Today NCP meeting was held. All 54 MLAs were present. It has been decided that looking at the uncertainty in the state, we’ll empower Sharad Pawar ji to take a decision on alternative govt.A committee will be formed for the same which will be led by Sharad Pawar,” he told news agency ANI
“Guv called us to stake claim yesterday & gave us time till 8:30 pm today. Senior Congress leders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and KC Venugopal are coming to Mumbai & will meet Pawar sa’ab at 5 pm. Decision will be taken after their discussion.”
“The party believes that it is not possible to form an alternative govt without the coming together of the three parties (Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena). If the three don’t come together, there cannot be a stable govt in Maharashtra,” the senior leader added.