Reportedly Union minister and senior bjp leader nitin gadkari on thursday said that there soon will be a decision on Maharashtra government formation. Gadkari's statement is among several remarks made by senior state leaders, including those from shiv sena and congress PARTY' target='_blank' title='nationalist congress party-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>nationalist congress party that have only added to confusion surrounding the process of government formation.
Earlier on thursday, Gadkari said that there soon will be a decision on Maharashtra government formation "under the leadership of Devendra Fadnavis". Furthermore the Union transport minister also categorically refuted speculations by news channels which reported that Gadkari might lead the BJP-Sena alliance in the state. Gadkari said "No question of me returning to Maharashtra. I will continue to work in Delhi." On reports claiming RSS is involved in backdoor negotiations over government formation in the state. When speaking to reporters, Gadkari also ruled out his returning to the state to assume the top job.
He added "Devendra fadnavis will head the new government," he said, adding a decision will be taken soon to resolve the impasse over government formation in his home state. "It won't be appropriate to link the RSS chief to the goings on (over government formation)”. Moreover Gadkari's statement adds very little to what has been claimed in public before, even as some media reports seemed to suggest that his entry into the picture would help to end the crisis.