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BJP-Shiv Sena, Cong-NCP alliances break, Uddhav Thackeray visits temple

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray visited a temple with his family.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is seen with his family at Tuljapur temple on Thursday. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu)

Uddhav Thackeray with wife Rashmi Thackeray and son Aditya Thackeray. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu)

The 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in Maharashtra broke up with the regional party deciding to contest next month's assembly polls on its own and pulling out of the government, setting the stage for its fall. (Source: Express photo By Pradip Das)

The NCP-Congress tie-up came about in 1999 ironically even after Sharad Pawar led a revolt against Sonia Gandhi's foreign origin and formed the party. The NCP demanded that the two parties fight equal number of seats in 288-member assembly. In the last assembly elections, NCP had fought 114 seats and Congress 174. (Source: Express photo By Pradip Das)

BJP and Shiv Sena’s 25 year old alliance was declared over in a press conference at BJP office in Mumbai on Thursday. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu)

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan is seen addressing a press conference with Congress Party Chief Manikrao Thakre hours after BJP announced its splitting with Shiv Sena. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu)

Prithviraj Chavan is seen addressing press conference in Mumbai. (Source: Express photo by Vasant Prabhu)

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray unveiled the party's "blueprint" for the development of the state as part of its campaign for the October 15 Assembly polls. (Source: Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

The "MNS blueprint for Maharashtra" came on a day of unprecedented political developments in the state including the crumbling of 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and the 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance, due to intense pressure over seat allocation in Assembly poll. (Source: Express photo by Prashant Nadkar)

Ramdas Bandu Athawale was seen at Matoshree in Mumbai on Thursday. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

Shiv Sena kariakartas in front of Matoshree in Mumbai. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)