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Tension in Sena-BJP alliance, Shinde's son offers to quit

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
June 10, 2023 08:59 IST
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Amid strain between the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party in Kalyan Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra, local MP Shrikant Shinde on Friday said he was ready to resign for the sake of the alliance.

IMAGE: Shrikant Eknath Shinde. Photograph: ANI Photo

In a statement, Shinde, who is the son of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, said he wanted that the Sena-BJP form government (as part of the National Democratic Alliance) again at the Centre in 2024.


"Some leaders from Dombivli are trying to create obstacles for the alliance for their selfish politics. I have no desire for any post. I will back whichever candidate the senior leadership of the BJP-Sena decides," he said.

Shinde has been representing Kalyan constituency near Mumbai since 2014.

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