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Cong may give NCP two deputy CMs

October 26, 2004 15:26 IST

As the stalemate over chief ministership in Maharashtra lingered, the Congress is said to be now seriously considering the Nationalist Congress Party's demand for two deputy chief ministers in lieu of the top post.

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Sources said party MLAs and top leaders are being asked to convey their views on the NCP's new demand to the high command.

Earlier, after an hour-long meeting with Sonia Gandhi, Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee told reporters that "it [the issue of chief ministership) will be resolved today."

Asked whether any meeting between Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar was scheduled, party general secretary Ahmed Patel said: "Not so far."

The Congress on Sunday had offered three additional ministerial berths and two more portfolios to the NCP.

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Sub: new trends

The coalition government will always force us to set new trends, be it the creation of the post Dy.PM or two CMs. But before taking ...

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Having a Dy. CM itself a big enough joke and now NCP and Congress writting new history of having two Dy. CMs. Tomorrow due to ...

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The PowerMongers can't think about the welfare of the people and Progress of the Country . The energy is being wasted for personal glorification. The ...

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The decision of having 2 dy chief ministers is foolish. Addition of a dy chief minister increases the cost to the govt., which includes his ...

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This is sheer stripping of the voter naked in open. I condemn the media, which is trying to add masala to this pathetic drama. There ...

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