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MUMBAI: After assembly with Congress leaders in Delhi, Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole mentioned that the Congress will battle the upcoming native physique and different elections by itself and they won’t make an alliance with any political entrance.
Patole, who’s a detailed confidante of Rahul Gandhi, mentioned that Rahul has given the inexperienced sign to him to contest the native physique and different elections by itself. The senior celebration chief mentioned that this resolution of contesting solo won’t have any affect on the incumbent Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance as they’ll proceed to share the facility and work to broaden the bottom of the celebration.
“We had an excellent assembly with our chief Rahul Gandhi. We mentioned numerous points to strengthen the celebration at each nook and nook and so we determined that although the Congress celebration will stay with Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra, it contest the upcoming elections by itself solely,” Patole mentioned.
Patole’s assertion could be very important as a result of he was the primary to declare and persistently make statements of Congress contesting solo the long run elections. Nevertheless, his personal celebration leaders rubbished his declare until Rahul Gandhi himself gave the inexperienced sign for solo elections.
Earlier, NCP chief Sharad Pawar was offended with Patole’s declare of Congress combating the native physique elections solo. When the AICC’s Maharashtra in-charge Hanumanthagowda Okay Patil and state ministers Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan went to fulfill Pawar at his residence in Mumbai, Pawar requested these leaders whether or not the Congress excessive command has givenPatole the rights to to take such choices.
Pawar additionally mentioned that if that is the stand of the Congress excessive command, then he will even put together for his celebration. Patole mentioned that the celebration received ditched in 2014 when NCP broke the alliance on the eleventh hour and therefore, to keep away from a similiar mistake, he has been making ready his celebration for the solo contest from right this moment solely.