In the previous election, the NCP had fielded Sachin Taware in Parvati Assembly segment but he lost to Misal by 18,000 votes.
But the NCP, which initially demanded 144 of the 288 seats and later brought it down to 136, has not yet agreed.
Both Gadgil and Mahajan said the by-poll results proved that voters think differently in Lok Sabha and assembly elections.
Pawar said that the party’s state leadership had not altered its demand for an equal seat share.
The forthcoming Assembly elections will be the sixth election which Congress and NCP will fight.
The victim, with whom Dhobale has a close association, approached the police on Friday with a complaint.
In 2012, the MNS, with the support of BJP, had captured power in the NMC bagging 40 seats.
Both Congress and NCP have been at loggerheads of late with a satisfactory seat-sharing formula.
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Tatkare said, “There is a political ploy to malign the image of Pawar and me.
Sources said the Congress could offer a maximum of 125 seats to the NCP.
In another development, former NCP minister Babanrao Panchpute has decided to join the BJP on Wednesday.