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Episode 628 November 28, 2019

How the Maharashtra government formation drama played out behind-the-scenes

After all the twists and turns in the Maharashtra government formation, the dust has finally settled with the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress forming the government with Uddhav Thackeray at the helm. On today’s episode we take a step back from all this drama and try to unpack what happened behind the scenes in the last week. Why did the BJP trust Ajit Pawar or assume they could prove majority? What part has NCP supremo Sharad Pawar played in all this? First, Shubhangi Khapre explains BJP political maneouvering, how top leaders like Amit Shah were involved, why it failed and why the loss is such a blow. Then Manoj CG discusses Ajit Pawar’s game plan, what part NCP supremo Sharad Pawar had to play and where the Congress stood through all of this.

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How the Maharashtra government formation drama played out behind-the-scenesAfter all the twists and turns in the Maharashtra government formation, the dust has finally settled with the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress forming the government with Uddhav Thackeray at the helm. On today's episode we take a step back from all this drama and try to unpack what happened behind the scenes in the last week. Why did the BJP trust Ajit Pawar or assume they could prove majority? What part has NCP supremo Sharad Pawar played in all this? First, Shubhangi Khapre explains BJP political maneouvering, how top leaders like Amit Shah were involved, why it failed and why the loss is such a blow. Then Manoj CG discusses Ajit Pawar's game plan, what part NCP supremo Sharad Pawar had to play and where the Congress stood through all of this. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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