No problem in formalising seat-sharing with Cong for 2019 polls: Pawar

MUMBAI: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said his party and the Congress have decided to fight the 2019 polls as allies and there would be no problem in formalising seat-sharing with the Grand Old Party in Maharashtra.

The NCP was a constituent in the erstwhile Congress-led UPA Governments in Centre and Maharashtra, before both the parties had an acrimonious break-up ahead of the 2014 assembly elections.

“There will be no problem in seat-sharing with the Congress, as both the parties have decided to contest the 2019 polls together in an alliance,” Pawar said while addressing party workers here.

Pawar said the Congress had discussed the prospects of forging a pre-poll alliance withlike-minded partiesand it has been decided that the upcoming polls will be fought together. (AGENCIES)


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