On Saturday, in a major twist, NCP’s Ajit Pawar formed an alliance government with BJP. Reports said Ajit Pawar with some of his party MLAs joined hands with the BJP. If sources are to be believed, Ajit Pawar has joined BJP without informing party chief Sharad Pawar. Meanwhile, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said he came to know about the development at 7 am.

Sharad Pawar said he will hold the press conference in some time with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. Sharad Pawar has, however, denied any consultations with the Ajit Pawar to form the government with the BJP in the state.

10 points to know why NCP ditches Shiv Sena and Congress to form an alliance government in Maharashtra:

1. Ajit Pawar who took oath as deputy CM today has the support of a few MLAs in the party. reports said without informing party chief Sharad Pawar, Ajit has taken this decision.

2. After the state Assembly election results, the Shiv Sena and BJP failed to make a final agreement over government formation.

3. Later, Shiv Sena approached Congress and NCP over the government formation. the deliberations between the trio started.

4. On Friday, the three parties – Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP came at a conclusion after attending several meetings over government formation.

5. In the wee hours on Saturday, Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra again while Ajit Pawar took oath as his deputy.

6. Ajit Pawar has said the state was facing serious issues including farmer issues and others. so he decided to form a stable government in the state.

7. Reports said the meeting between Sharad Pawar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi impacted the game between the two parties which led them to come closer.

8. In August this year, the Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai Police filed a case against Ajit Pawar and other 75 others in Cooperative Bank scam.

9. The cabinet will be formed in the coming days as the two parties have documented CMP over the government formation.

10. PM Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah congratulated the new government in Maharashtra.

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