Congress holds crucial meet on Maharashtra

The Congress Working Committee today reviewed the political scenario in Maharashtra, a day after it held a marathon meeting with the NCP on forming an alliance together with Shiv Sena to form a government in the state.

Congress general secretary KC Venugopal told the media after a meeting at party chief Sonia Gandhi's 10, Janpath residence that that the CWC was briefed on the discussion between NCP and Congress on Wednesday. However, Congress sources said a final decision on Maharashtra is expected by tomorrow.

The CWC, the sources said, has broadly agreed to go ahead with government formation with Shiv Sena and the NCP.