The Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra on Monday told CNN-IBN that it did not intend to destabilise the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the state. The party also said that it would not join the coalition government.
Party spokesperson Nawab Malik said that the NCP will abstrain from voting in Legislative Assembly if a minority government headed by the BJP seeks trust vote. "If Shiv Sena joins the government, there will be no problem. We will not be part of the government but do not want to create instability by voting against a minority government. So NCP will abstain if there is voting," NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said.
NCP would like to honour the people's mandate which is in favour of BJP ,the single largest party, he said.