The chief of AIMIM party, Asaduddin Owaisi, on Tuesday, while speaking in a press conference said that Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress should "marry first". This was his response to the questions from the reporters asking him about the idea of having an NCP chief minister in the state. Owaisi reiterated that all the three parties should first marry, by which he implied that ‘they should align’, and only then think about a child, which means ‘think about a CM’. This comes as all the three parties in Maharashtra are trying to strike a deal with each other to form the government and the governor has already submitted a report to the President, saying that he is not satisfied. Also, Shiv Sena has decided to move to the SC against the governor for not allotting them extra 48 hours to form the government.
Speaking about the possibility of having an NCP CM in Maharashtra, Asaduddin Owaisi said, “Pehle Nikaah Hoga, Uske Baad Sochenge Ki Beta Hoga Ya Beti Hogi. Abhi Toh Nikaah Hi Nahi Hua”. This translates to “The marriage comes before we start thinking about the child, there is nothing to consider now as the marriage has not taken place yet”. Owaisi said, BJP and Shiv Sena are like 'Ram and Shyam' (brothers) and both believed in the ideology of Hindutva. It is true that people of Maharashtra need a government. "As far as our party's stand is considered then we will not support BJP or Shiv Sena led government in the state," he said.
Owaisi said, “We will not support if Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP form government because both BJP and Shiv Sena are the same. I am happy now if Congress-NCP alliance is supporting Shiv Sena as people will know who was cutting whose votes and who was colluding with whom”.
Shiv Sena was not able to stake the claim on Monday as they don't have the support of 145 MLAs. Later, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari asked the NCP, which is the third-largest party to express its willingness for government formation. Now, the governor has submitted a report to the President of India informing him that he is not satisfied as no party can form a government in the state. Meanwhile, both the NCP and the Congress are holding meetings over the developments as the Shiv Sena has expressed its desire to form a non-BJP government. Also, Shiv Sena has decided to move to the Supreme Court against the governor’s decision to give them 48hours for the government formation in the state and Republic TV’s sources say that they have approached Kapil Sibal to represent them.