The Shiv Sena said the factionalism in the Bharatiya Janata Party, its alliance partner, would not effect the performance of the coalition in the Maharashtra assembly elections but the Shiv Sena is definitely worried. Shiv Sena party spokesperson and MP Sanjay Raut has informed that the seat distribution between the parties will be based on the same formula as before. The internal tussle going on within the BJP has worried its alliance party Shiv Sena. While addressing the media, Shiv Sena spokesperson and MP Sanjay Raut stated that they wish that the problems should be solved and the situation should improve soon. He also commented about the effect of this internal tussle the upcoming elections. He also informed that the seats would be distributed as per the old formula. This is what he had to of the party’s low morale after the defeat due to the MNS factor in the Lok sabha elections. With cameraperson Ranjeet Gupta, Dheeraj Mishra for NMTV news.
August 25, 2008