New Delhi, Nov 3: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal has said that his party is ready to extend outside support to Congress till the issue of portfolio sharing is resolved.
Speaking to reporters, "Efforts to resolve the differences on portfolio allocation are on and we expect a positive result in a day or two. But people of the state want that the new government be formed immediately as it is 11 days since poll results were announced."
"Congress should take the initiative to form the government. We are ready to give them support from outside but will join the ministry with honour after portfolio sharing issues is resolved," he said.
According to Bhujbal, NCP wants the same arrangement to continue as has been the case during the last 10 years of the Congress-NCP regime.
"We support Congress. Let them give a letter to the Governor (for staking claim to form the government), we will also give a letter (of support to the Governor)," Bhujbal added.