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After Maharashtra’s fractured verdict failed to produce a clear winner in the Assembly elections, the state was placed under the President’s Rule on Tuesday evening. In this episode, we look at how the Maharashtra government formation fell apart, what led to the fallout of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, can the Shiv Sena now ally with the NCP and Congress, and how would such an alliance affect the parties involved. First, Shubhangi Khapre talks about the political history of the BJP and Shiv Sena in the state and why Shiv Sena’s ego could be responsible for the fallout. Next, Sandeep Ashar explains what the NCP and Congress are demanding from Sena and whether the parties can actually form an alliance. And last, Manoj CG explains the conflict between the local MLAs and the Congress high command.
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