Agitated Shiv Sena activists ransack Manohar Joshi's house

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Mumbai, Sep 20 (ANI): Senior Shiv Sena leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Manohar Joshi's house was ransacked here on Sunday by some party workers who were agitated over the neglect of their favourite local leader during ticket allocation for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.

According to sources the outrage was over demand of ticket to dadar constituencies sitting MLA for upcoming assembly polls.

Joshi was not present in the house when ransack took place, no one was hurt in the incident.

The resentment was also triggered among some Shivsainiks over seat-sharing formula with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the upcoming Maharashtra polls too sparked the attack, sources added.

On Saturday, both the parties announced the seat sharing formula accordingly BJP will contest for 119 seats and Shiv Sena to 169 for 298 seats in the State Assembly polls.

The election to the Maharashtra Assembly will be held on October 13 along with Arunachal Pradesh and Haryana. (ANI)

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