The Shiv Sena on Tuesday claimed the BJP’s ”conceitedness” was among the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal Assembly polls. An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ also said the BJP’s “intolerance” was accountable for it being out of energy in Maharashtra.
The feedback got here days after Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil reportedly requested state NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal to weigh his phrases whereas talking concerning the saffron social gathering.
Bhujbal had made sure remarks concerning the BJP in the context of the current West Bengal polls, the place the saffron social gathering was defeated by the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC).
“When did Maharashtra turn out to be so illiberal?” the editorial requested. After the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly polls, long-terms allies Shiv Sena and BJP parted methods over the problem of sharing the chief ministerial publish.
The Shiv Sena later tied-up with the NCP and Congress to type the state authorities. On Sunday, the TMC romped dwelling in West Bengal, pocketing 213 of the 292 Assembly seats that went to polls, whereas the BJP received 77 seats.
The editorial stated Bhujbal had praised Banerjee for her resounding victory and requested what’s incorrect with that. “The BJP’s arrogance was among the reasons for its defeat in the West Bengal Assembly polls,” the Marathi day by day stated.
Due to the defeat in West Bengal, the BJP shouldn’t be able to get pleasure from its win in the Pandharpur Assembly by-poll in Maharashtra, the Sena stated. In a setback to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Maharashtra, BJP candidate Samadhan Autade on Sunday received the by-election to Pandharpur-Mangalvedha
Assembly seat in Solapur by defeating his nearest NCP rival by a margin of over 3,700 votes. “The MVA lost the Pandharpur bypoll and everyone congratulated the BJP and the winning candidate. But, no MVA leader threatened those who congratulated the winner,” the editorial stated.