Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will help its allies to increase its chances of winning assembly polls in Maharastra slated for later this year, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.
Speaking to media on Sunday, Maharastra CM said, the Maharashtra core committee met BJP President Amit Shah and chalked out the strategy for the state polls in Maharashtra.
He added that BJP Chief has said to work for the allies as well. Apart from BJP President Amit Shah, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das among others were present in the meeting that took place in the national capital.
The meeting was called to discuss the poll strategy for upcoming state polls in these 3 States. The meeting presided over by Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah.
‘Brainstormed on upcoming
#MaharashtraAssemblyElections with Hon HM of India, our Rashtriya Adhyaksh Shri @AmitShah ji, Shri @Ramlal ji and senior leaders in New Delhi, with my colleagues from the cabinet, @BJP4Maharashtra President @raosahebdanve ji & team Maharashtra!’, tweeted Maharastra CM after the meeting.
Brainstormed on upcoming #MaharashtraAssemblyElections with Hon HM of India, our Rashtriya Adhyaksh Shri @AmitShah ji, Shri @Ramlal ji and senior leaders in New Delhi, with my colleagues from the cabinet, @BJP4Maharashtra President @raosahebdanve ji & team Maharashtra! pic.twitter.com/OxUqKdSRJF
— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) June 9, 2019
The Assembly polls in all the 3 states – Haryana, Jharkhand Maharashtra – are slated for later this year.
Shiv Sena-BJP combine swept the state in the national polls bagging 41 seats out the 48 seats. Bharatiya Janata Party won 23 seats out of 25 contested while its partner Shiv Sena registered a victory on 18 out of 23 contested.
Both BJP and Shiv Sena will contest the state polls in Maharashtra together and is likely to take on NCP and Congress Party.
Currently, in the 288 assembly state assembly, BJP has 125 and is heading a coalition government with Shiv Sena who has 60 assembly seats. While Congress and NCP both have 40 and 39 assembly seats respectively.