<p>New Delhi/Mumbai, November 11, 2019</p>.<div>The Shiv Sena's sole representative in the Cabinet, Union Minister for Heavy Industries Arvind Sawant said he will quit his post on Monday.</div>.<div>In a series of tweets, Sawant said that prior to the Lok Sabha election, a formula was decided on power-sharing between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Sena.</div>.<div>"It was acceptable to both sides, but by rejecting it, an attempt is made to portray the Sena as a liar. This is shocking and a blot on the state's self-respect ('swabhiman')," Sawant said.</div>.<div>He accused the Maharashtra BJP of resorting to untruths to snap off ties and reiterated that the Sena always stood for truth.</div>.<div>"Under such an atmosphere of lies, why should I continue in the Union Cabinet? I will speak with the media at 11 a.m. today," said Sawant.</div>.<div>Sawant tweeted his plans after relations between the BJP and Sena were on the verge of snapping over the deadlock in forming the Maharashtra government since the past 18 days.</div>.<div>The state's BJP unit on Sunday informed Governor B. S. Koshyari that it could not form the government though it's pre-polls alliance had secured a full majority.</div>.<div>Now, the Governor has invited the second largest party, Shiv Sena to form the government and submit its reply by Monday evening.</div>.<div>IANS</div>.<p><span style="font-size: 14px;">(Our News Desk can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org)</span></p>. Did you like this story? .<a href="https://www.instamojo.com/netindian/support-netindian/">Make a donation</a>. and help us to serve you better.