Shiv Sena will soon leave the 'standby and observation mode' in Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena on Saturday he launched an attack on his ally BJP with whom he is involved in a dispute over shared power over the formation of the government and said he will soon leave his standby and vigilance after the BJP minister's threat of government imposition from the president if there is no new state government by November 7.

If there is a delay in the formation of the government in a state and a minister of the ruling party has said that the president's government will be imposed in Maharashtra if the government is not formed, is it a threat to the MLAs that have been elected? Raut said during a press conference here.

A minister is repeatedly threatening to impose the president's government. It is being used to intimidate the new MLAs in order to get their support. If someone tries to abuse the house of the president or the governor in this way, it is a threat to democracy, said the leader of the Seine.

Shiv Sena will soon leave the role of wait and watch, the Sena leader said.

After failing in all methods, you (BJP) now began to threaten to impose the president's government. If someone tries to come to power by threatening to impose the president's government, the people of Maharashtra will not give importance to this threat, he added. .

When asked about the Congressman, Hussain Dalwai, he allegedly wrote to the Acting President of Congress Sonia Gandhi over forming a government with NCP and the Shiv Sena he said: His letter should be welcomed. There may be differences in our ideology. We have contested the polls in alliance and will follow dharma of alliance.

On his meeting with (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, the Shiv Sena leader said: With the kind of situation prevailing in Maharashtra, all political parties are talking to each other, except the Shiv Sena and BJP.

In the recently concluded assembly elections in Maharashtra, BJP won 105 seats, Shiv Sena obtained 56 seats whereas NCP and Congress registered victory on 54 and 44 seats respectively in the 288-member assembly.

After the announcement of results, Shiv Sena claimed that there was a 50-50 power-sharing agreement between the two parties before the 2019 parliamentary elections this year but chief minister has said the ally was not promised the chief minister's post for two-and- a-half years.

The holding of the ends ends on November 8.