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- Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 September 2015 14:34
The election in these two municipal corporations are scheduled to be held on November 1.
Maharashtra unit chief of Congress Ashok Chavan said his party is open for an alliance with the NCP, provided its local leadership is comfortable working with that party.
The state unit president of NCP Sunil Tatkare also said a "positive response" is expected from Congress for a pre-poll alliance.
"Madhu Chavan, Pritviraj Sathe and Ashok Jadhav will be talking from our side just to see the possibility of alliances in both the municipal corporations. Everything depends on the ground situation and we are trying to gauge the feelings of local Congressmen and if they feel alliance should happen, we are open to it," Mr Chavan said.
He, however, refused Congress has "no truck" with the Sena and BJP and there is "no question of an alliance" with them. "We are very very clear on this front," he added.
Meanwhile, senior Shiv Sena leader and Minister for Environment Ramdas Kadam said his party expects a positive response from the BJP for a pre-poll alliance for the ensuing civic polls.