Will Owaisi-Ambedkar alliance in Maharashtra benefit the BJP?
October 14, 2018
Asaduddin Owaisi’s move in Maharashtra has baffled many. His alliance with Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar has come as a rude shock to many who were expecting Ambedkar to ally with the Congress-NCP alliance to take on the BJP and Shiv Sena alliance in the crucial state. Maharashtra, with its 48 Lok Sabha seats, is very important for the ruling and the opposition alliances. Given the fact that elections, now a days, are won and lost on wafer thin margins as we witnessed in Karnataka assembly elections earlier this year, Prakash Karat and Asaduddin Owaisi alliance is going to pose a tough challenge for Congress and Sharad Pawar led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).
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