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Early polls unlikely: Shinde
Tara Shankar Sahay in New Delhi | February 04, 2004 23:23 IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said assembly polls in Maharashtra are unlikely to be advanced.
Shinde asserted that the Congress-NCP combine will win at least 42 seats in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
The composition of the 288-seat Maharashtra assembly is -- Congress 75 seats, NCP 58, Independents 12, Shiv Sena 69, Bharatiya Janata Party 56 and others 18.
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