The views in the editorial are seen as those of Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray.
" We will have to accept that the combination of Laloo (Yadav) and Nitish Kumar has won 6 seats (of the 10). Voters have shown that a Loksabha poll is different from a state poll and we need to take this trend seriously," Thackeray warned. He added that Sena-BJP alliance will need to pull up their socks and work hard and not depend on a wave to win. "People certainly want a change un Maharashtra. But one cant depend on a wave to win, "he said.