Won't be surprised if snap polls take place in Maharashtra: Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he would not be surprised if there is mid-term poll in Maharashtra soon after BMC (Mumbai municipal corporation) elections.

Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he would not be surprised if there is mid-term poll in Maharashtra soon after BMC (Mumbai municipal corporation) elections.

"I won't be surprised if there are Assembly elections in Maharashtra soon after BMC elections or if there is a change within the government," Pawar said, speaking to reporters at Karad in western Maharashtra.

Congress and NCP could provide a viable alternative in Maharashtra, the NCP leader added.

BMC elections are slated for early 2017.

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