Maha: Governor invites Sena to stake claim to form govt

Maha: Governor invites Sena to stake claim to form govt Mumbai, Nov 10 (PTI) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat SinghKoshyari on Sunday invited the Shiv Sena, the second largestparty, to stake claim to form government, hours after the BJPdeclined such attempt.

'The Sena will have to inform the governor about itsstand by Monday (November 11) evening 7.30 pm,' a Raj Bhavanofficial said.

In the 288-member Assembly, the BJP and the Sena eachhas 105 and 56 MLAs, respectively.

Opposition Congress and NCP won 44 and 54 seats,respectively in recent assembly polls. Halfway mark is 145.

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