BJP sets target of wining 220 plus seats with allies in Maharashtra polls
The ruling BJP in Maharashtra Sunday set a target of winning more than 220 seats with its allies in the assembly elections, due later this year, at its state executive met here to chalk out poll strategy.
Addressing the conclave, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis exuded confidence that he will get a second term in the office, a statement that may raise hackles of the BJP ally Shiv Sena, which has been eyeing the post.Senior party leader and state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar moved a resolution to win more than 220 seats. "Abki bar 220 par," he said.
Maharashtra BJP president and Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said the party needs to further strengthen its booth management in all 288 assembly constituencies, irrespective of how the seat-sharing among the allies is worked out.