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Sena Seeking NCP, Congress Support Not a Surprise Move; Party History Shows Trail of Flirting With Rivals


New Delhi: From backing Congress candidates in presidential polls to not fielding any contender against NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule to even tying up with ideologically opposite Muslim League, the Shiv Sena has had a history of flirting with 'frenemies'.

So for those aware of its past, the Shiv Sena, known for its firebrand Hindutva stance, quitting the NDA on Monday and seeking support of the Congress and the NCP does not come as a surprise.

In the assembly polls held last month, the BJP won 105 seats, followed by the Shiv Sena (56), the NCP (54 ...


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