Nationalist Congress Party president calls meeting to discuss candidate selection for LS

Vastavam web: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar has called a two-day meeting of leaders of the state unit of the party here to discuss selection of candidates in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha polls. The meeting will be held Saturday and Sunday, said NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik.The party has already demanded 50-50 seat-sharing formula in its talks for alliance with the Congress, Malik told.

Pawar will discuss the current political situation in the 21 Lok Sabha seats the party had contested in 2014 and discuss the process of selection of candidates, Malik said. The party has also called leaders from Jalna, Aurangabad, Dhule and Ichalkaranji, as it will stake claim to these four seats which the Congress had contested in the last elections, Malik said.