Mumbai: Even after scoring in the state elections, the ruling BJP hasn’t caught a break from its oldest but most fault-finding ally, the Shiv Sena.
“The Modi magic has not worked. It is unfortunate but the BJP hasn’t achieved great success in these states,” the Sena has said in its mouthpiece Saamna.
The BJP won Assam and opened its account in Kerala and West Bengal in results Thursday that comes as a major boost to the party after its debacle in Bihar in November.
The Sena, which is a part of the Maharashtra government and also the Centre, is far from impressed. “The BJP defeated the Congress in Assam but couldn’t defeat Jayalalithaa, Mamata Banerjee or the Left. We must accept the truth that the BJP couldn’t defeat regional parties,” said the Sena.