Mumbai, Sep 16: The Congress party and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are likely to formally decide on the seat sharing formula for next month's assembly elections in Maharashtra on Wednesday, Sep 16 but will make the announcement only on Friday, Sep 18 sources here said.
Leaders of the two parties met at Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's official residence Varsha on Tuesday, Sep 14 evening to finally thrash out seat-sharing arrangement.
In the last elections, the Congress had allocated 124 seats to the NCP. This time, however, the Congress wants to give 105 seats to the NCP. Efforts are on to arrive at the compromise figure of 114.