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BJP announces political divorce with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

September 25, 2014 | By

Mumbai, Maharashtra: India’s ruling party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and it’s Maharashtra ally Shiv Sena have parted their ways amid continued deadlock over seat sharing for 15 October state assembly elections.

The 25-year-old alliance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) split today (Sept. 25). After several rounds of talks over last few days, senior state BJP leaders announced this evening severing of the ties between the two parties. The BJP has put blaim of split on Shiv Sena’s “inflexibility”.

Narendra Modi along with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray [File Photo]

Narendra Modi along with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray [File Photo]

“We have conveyed our decision to snap ties to Shiv Sena. The decision was taken with a heavy heart,” Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis told reporters after a meeting of the state party’s core committee.

The BJP, however, hinted at the possibility of a post-poll alliance with its estranged ally, saying the party would not criticize Shiv Sena during the campaign and remain friends.

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