Shiv Sena envoys meet Rajnath Singh in Delhi, hint at support to BJP govt in Maharashtra

Two of Thackeray's close confidantes party MP Anil Desai and senior party leader Subhash Desai met Rajnath Singh.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: October 22, 2014 3:07:08 pm
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray interacts with media during a press conference in Mumbai on Sunday. (Source: PTI) Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray interacts with media during a press conference in Mumbai on Sunday. (Source: PTI)

The two envoys sent by Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray met senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh and dropped indications that the Sena would give support to the BJP for forming a government in Maharashtra.

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With the BJP being categorical that it was not likely to pander to the Sena, a worried Sena leadership which has not been in government for the last 15 years decided to send emissaries to smoothen the ruffled ties within the two parties.

Two of Thackeray’s close confidantes party MP Anil Desai and senior party leader Subhash Desai were asked to fly to Delhi where they met Singh and are said to have offered support.

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