New Delhi: Counting of votes for Palghar, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Mumbai North, Mumbai North West seats has concluded. The BJP-Sena grand alliance have reached a triumphant victory in the state. This year, the seats witnessed a tough fight between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress, Shiv Sena, and National Congress Party (NCP) candidates.
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The BJP has grabbed Bhiwandi and Mumbai North seats. The Sena government has bagged Palghar, Kalyan, Mumbai North West, and Thane seats.
There is a close competition between Sena’s Rajendra Gavit and Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi’s (BVA) Baliram Sukur Jadhav in the Palghar constituency with a vote margin of seven percent.
Palghar: BJP’s Advocate Chintaman Navasha Wanga had won the seat in 2014 Lok Sabha polls by defeating Baliram Sukur Jadhav of the BVA by nearly 3,00,000 votes. After Wanga’s sudden demise, the BJP gave the ticket to Sena’s Rajendra Gavit for by-elections. Gavit won the by-poll as well as the 2019 elections, defeating BVA’s Baliram Sukur Jadhav.
Palghar Parliamentary Constituency, formed after the 2008 delimitation of constituencies, is one of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra state and has six segments.
Bhiwandi: BJP’s Patil has won re-election against the Congress candidate Suresh Taware this year. Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency came into existence in February 2008 following the recommendation of the Delimitation Commission of India. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Kapil Patil of the BJP had won the seat by defeating Vishwanath Patil of the Congress. More than 9000 votes were polled under NOTA.
Kalyan: Dr. Srikant Shinde is leading in Kalyan against the NCP’s Babaji Balaram Patil by a massive score. Shrikant Shinde of Shiv Sena had won the Kalyan Lok Sabha in 2014. He had defeated NCP’s Anand P Paranjpe by nearly 3,00,000 votes. Pranjpe was the MP in 2009 and that time he was with Shiv Sena.
Thane: Sena’s Rajan Baburao Vichare has won the seat against NCP’s Anand Prakash Paranjpe. NCP had fielded sitting MP Vichare Rajan Baburao against the Shiv Sena’s Anand Paranjpe. Shiv Sena’s Vichare Rajan Baburau had won the seat in 2014 against NCP’s Sanjeev Naik by nearly 2,00,000 votes. Thane was formed prior to the elections of 1951.
Mumbai North: The BJP’s Gopal Shetty has won with a lead of 464,599 votes defeating the Congress’ Urmila Matondkar. This Lok Sabha seat, formed prior to 1951, has been a traditional battlefield of the BJP and the Congress. the BJP is looking to defeat This time, the Congress has fielded filmstar-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar from this seat against the incumbent Shetty of the BJP.
BJP’s Gopal Chinayya Shetty had won the seat in 2014 by defeating Congress’ Sanjay Nirupam by approximately 4,00,000 votes.
Mumbai North West: Sena’s Gajanan Kirtikar has defeated the Congress candidate Sanjay Nirupam. Shri Gajanan Chandrakant Kirtika of the Shiv Sena had won the seat in 2014 by defeating Kamat Gurudas Vasant of the Congress by around 1,50,000 votes.