Shiv Sena has insisted that the two parties had a '50-50' power-sharing agreement before the elections.
The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won an absolute majority in the Maharashtra assembly polls with the former emerging as the single largest party in the state with 105 seats.
The Sena delegation included Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde, who was elected the party leader in the state legislature.
Analysts see the situation in Maharashtra as nothing more than pressure tactics and arm-twisting each other. Sena is seen punching above its weight while the BJP is silently bearing with its tantrums.
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Aaditya Thackeray, the 29-year-old son of Shiv Sena chief, Uddhav Thackeray, is the first member of the family in the party's history to contest elections.
He joined Shiv Sena in presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Yuva Sena President, Aditya Thackeray at their residence Matoshree here.
BJP is contesting Maharashtra Assembly polls in alliance with Shiv Sena and RPI while Congress is in alliance with Sharad Pawar led NCP.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena are contesting 162 and 126 seats, respectively, in the Maharashtra Assembly polls scheduled to be held on October 21
Shiv Sena has fielded the junior Thackeray from the Worli seat, which is currently held by party leader Sushil Shinde.