Pankaja Munde referred to insinuations that she lost the Parli Assembly seat in Beed district to her cousin and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde because 'some BJP leaders' didn't want her to win.
The BJP MP said Sonia Gandhi and Sharad Pawar have clarified that they have been mandated to sit in the opposition, and so Shiv Sena does not have an option but to be a part of the alliance with BJP.
An embarrassed BJP MP Sanjay Kakade said he had not factored in the impact of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "charisma" while making the pronouncement.
"Forget absolute majority, the party will not even get enough number of seats to form the government. The Congress on the other hand will reach close to the majority mark," Kakade claimed.
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