The defections, run down by the opposition as opportunistic movements, also point to its state in Maharashtra.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Analysis | Why NCP-Cong should worry about Maharashtra’s season of defections

UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:45 PM IST
Water resources minister Girish Mahajan glibly told reporters a day earlier that as many as fifty opposition legislators were in talks with the BJP. If Mahajan, a close aide of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is to be taken seriously, it would be mean that two-thirds of the 83 Congress-NCP MLAs want out.
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