New Delhi: The results for Nandurbar, Dhule, Amravati, Jalgaon, Raver, Buldhana, Akola seats in Maharashtra have been declared. Counting of votes has concluded and BJP-Sena alliance has taking over Maharashtra by a landslide margin.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won Nandurbar, Akola, Jalgaon, Dhule, Buldhana, and Raver. National Congress Party (NCP) has managed a victory in four seats. The Amravati constituency witnessed a tough fight between Sena’s Adsul Anandrao Vithoba and Navnit Ravi Rana, who is contesting independently. Rana has won the seat.
Nandurbar: The Nandurbar Lok Sabha constituency is reserved for the Scheduled Tribe candidates. In 2014 Dr Gavit Heena Vaijaykumar had won the seat against sitting Congress MP Gavit Manikrao Hodlya by over 1,00,000 votes. The Nandurbar Lok Sabha constituency has always been with the Congress since its inception- with Hodlya being the MP eight times. This time Dr Heena Vijaykumar was up against the Congress’ KC Padavi.
Dhule: This LS seat witnessed a tough battle between BJP’s Dr Subhash Ramrao Bhamre and the Congress candidate Kunal Rohidas Patil. BJP’s Ramrao had won the seat in 2014 by defeating Congress candidate Amrishbhai Rasiklal Patel by almost 2,00,000 votes.
Amravati: Shiv Sena’s Adsul Anandrao Vithoba had defeated NCP’s Navneet Ravi Rana in 2014. However, this year, Rana has won defeating Sena’s Adsul Vithoba. Amravati Lok Sabha constituency is considered a stronghold of Shiv Sena. This time, Sena and NCP had retained their last year candidates Adsul Anandrao Vithoba and Navneet Kaur Rana respectively.
Jalgaon: In 2014, AT Nana Patil of the BJP had defeated Annasaheb Dr Satish Bhaskarrao Patil of the NCP. In 2019, BJP fielded Unmesh Bhaiyyasaheb Patil and won against NCP’s Gulabrao Deokar.
Raver: In 2014, Raksha Nikhil Khadase of BJP had defeated NCP’s Manishdada Jain. This year, sitting MP Khadase has succeeded again in defending her seat from Congress’ Ulhas Patil.
Buldhana: Shiv Sena’s Jadhav Prataprao Ganpatrao had won the seat in 2014 Lok Sabha polls. He had defeated NCP candidate Ingle Krushanarao Ganpatrao by less than one lakh votes. The Buldhana Lok Sabha seat is being held by the Shiv Sena, an NDA ally for the past four terms. For 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Sena had retained Prataprao Jadhav (Shiv Sena) and NCP had fielded Rajendra Shingane.
Akola: The BJP’s Sujay Radhakrishna Vikhepatil has prevailed over NCP’s Sangram Arun Jagtap by a vote margin of 281,474 votes. This Lok Sabha constituency witnessed a triangular contest between BJP’s three-term sitting MP Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi’s (VBA) Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar and Congress’ Barkatulla Patel. In 2014, BJP’s Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre had defeated Congress’ Hidayat Ulla Patel by a handsome margin of over two lakh votes.