BJP will not allow Shiv Sena to fight 2019 election alone, says Congress' Prithviraj Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said that despite the Shiv Sena declaring that it would fight the 2019 polls alone, its current ally BJP would not allow it.

PTI January 28, 2018 18:14:45 IST
BJP will not allow Shiv Sena to fight 2019 election alone, says Congress' Prithviraj Chavan

Mumbai: Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said that despite the Shiv Sena declaring that it would fight the 2019 polls alone, its current ally BJP would not allow it.

BJP will not allow Shiv Sena to fight 2019 election alone says Congress Prithviraj Chavan

File image of Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan. AFP

"The BJP will use its political might to ensure that all its allies, including the Shiv Sena, stay with it. Now with TDP
chief and Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu also speaking about charting his own course, the challenge before the BJP is to keep the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) flock together," Chavan said.

Chavan said that the BJP's strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls would be to keep its allies together and also ensure that there is no unity among the Opposition ranks.

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