He added his party had not received any proposal from the Sena.
On Friday, after Fadnavis resigned as Chief Minister and was asked by the governor to continue as caretaker CM, the two allies had a bitter showdown over what had been decided mutually about the chief minister's post during their pre-poll negotiations. The BJP with 105 seats and the Sena with 56 seats have a clear majority in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly.
The Shiv Sena's claim of 50-50 government formula, asking for the chief minister's post of two and half years has not been accepted by the BJP.
Raut's column was published a day after Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which emerged as the single-largest party after last month's assembly elections in the state, to "indicate willingness and ability" to form the government.More news: ATP Finals: Dominic Thiem beats Roger Federer on opening night in London
The Shiv Sena could form the government if it seeks support from the Congress and NCP which have 44 and 54 seats respectively.
Announcing the BJP's decision, its Maharashtra president Chandrakant Patil accused the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, which is adamant on its demand for a rotational chief ministership, of "disrespecting" the popular mandate.
Besides, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray chief will also visit Hotel Retreat in Madh island where his party MLAs are staying.
Chavan said he was in favour of forming a stable government in Maharashtra.More news: Emilia Clarke hits out at 'bloody annoying' Last Christmas spoilers
NCP leader said, "The deadlock in Maharashtra has brought the political scenario at a point where if we don't agree for some arrangements, some understandings among parties, the only result would be re-elections, which certainly nobody wants, even the people do not want that".
"We will see if Shiv Sena votes against BJP in the House to pull down BJP government".
Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai, November 8, 2019. "The Shiv Sena will declare its strategy if no one else is able to form the government".
NCP president Sharad Pawar and many Congress leaders have communicated to their party chief Sonia Gandhi that their priority is to have a "non-BJP" chief minister in the state, the Rajya Sabha member said in the Marathi publication.
Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said newly-elected MLAs of the party will seek advice from the party high-command over its future political stand in the state.More news: Southwest Airlines pushes back Boeing 737 Max return until March