What is the meaning of share power in the following sentence?

The Jannayak Janta Party, which counts the Jat community as its support base, and the BJP share power in Haryana after bitterly fighting each other in elections; in western Uttar Pradesh, a sharp polarisation on religious lines had brought sections of the community closer to the party in recent years.

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  • The words here have their dictionary definitions. They have power, which is legal or official authority, capacity, or right, and they are sharing it, meaning that they partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others that power.
    – stangdon
    Feb 20, 2021 at 21:42

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It means that the state government of Haryana is not dominated by a single political party, but power is shared between the two parties mentioned.

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