Mirzapur: Union Minister Kalraj Misra claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will emerge as the largest party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra and said there may be a post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in the state.
The Union Minister for MSME (Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises) expressed his views after paying obeisance at the famous Vindhaychal temple here on Wednesday.
"BJP would emerge as the largest party in Maharashtra in the coming Assembly polls and form government," he said.
"Party may have a post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena after the Assembly elections,” he added.
To a question, Misra said that the results of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana would be an eye-opener for all the parties.
He said in both the states, BJP would form its government defying the speculations of other political parties.
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati also offered puja at the Vindhyachal temple.
Later, while talking to mediapersons, she termed linking of rivers and cleaning of Ganga as the two major tasks before her which have to be completed in the next three years.
Local MP Anupriya Patel was present with both the Union ministers during their visit to the temple.