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NCP in talks with Congress, TMC for alliance in Goa, says Sharad Pawar

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Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party is in talks with Congress and Trinamool Congress for an alliance in Goa, said NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He shared the information at a press conference in Mumbai ahead of Assembly elections in five states.

NCP, Congress and TMC are in talks for an alliance in Goa, he said, adding that the seat sharing would be finalised soon.

In Uttar Pradesh, NCP has joined hands with Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party and a few other smaller parties for the Assembly polls.

Talking about UP minister Swami Prasad Maurya leaving BJP and joining SP, Sharad Pawar claimed more MLAs in UP would leave the Saffron party in coming days.

Maurya and another BJP MLA, Roshal Lal Verma, resigned from BJP to join SP on Tuesday.

Assembly elections in Goa will be held in a single phase on February 14 while in Uttar Pradesh, it will be a seven-phase affair between February 10 and March 7. Counting of votes will be done on March 10.

 

 

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