After a certain initial misunderstanding and disagreement, Congress and NCP have finally decided to get together for the state assembly elections. The main target is to keep a check on Sena, and BJP from winning the assembly elections. The two parties will the contest the elections independently, but will work on a seat sharing formula to ensure keeping out BJP.
Sonia Gandhi will take a final call on the alliance, but is updated by the Mr Patil, former Vice Chairman of Maharashtra Krishna Valley Development, that most of the senior Congress Leader are not very keen on the alliance. The senior leaders suggested on getting into friendly fights with NCP, instead of getting into an alliance. There are several other Political calculations updates given to the Congress Leadership to better understand the ground level reality.