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  • 6:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: BJP’s Udayanraje Bhonsle is trailing by 88,000 votes in the Satara byelection behind NCP’s Shriniwas Patil, stated a report.

  • 5:20 PM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: The chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis expressed shock after six of his BJP ministers lost the byelections in Satara Lok Sabha constituency and Parli Assembly constituency. He told news agency ANI , “Two results are shocking for us..we will find out reasons tomorrow onward. Today’s the day to celebrate our victory and let us do that.”

  • 2:04 PM IST

  • 1:00 PM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: NCP candidate Shriniwas Patil is leading by a wide margin of over 1,00,000 votes against BJP’s Udayanraje Bhosale in Satara of Maharashtra.

  • 11:35 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: BJP candidate Udayanraje Bhosale, who is the cousin of senior BJP leader Shivendra Raje Bhosale, is trailing in the byelection by approximately 10,000 votes from Satara constituency. Note that Udayanraje Bhosale was a former member of the Nationalist Congress Party.

  • 11:25 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Nationalist Congress Party candidate Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil is currently leading in Satara Lok Sabha constituency.

  • 9:04 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Counting of votes is underway for Satara Seat of Maharashtra.

  • 8:28 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly Bypoll Results 2019: Counting of votes begins for Satara seat of Maharashtra.

Satara (Maharashtra): NCP candidate Shriniwas Patil is leading by a wide margin of over 1,00,000 votes against BJP’s Udayanraje Bhosale in Satara constituency of Maharashtra on Thursday.

The bypolls for Maharashtra’s Satara Lok Sabha constituency were held on October 21 along with the assembly polls for the 288 Assembly seats in the state. The Satara bypoll witnessed a voter turnout of 65 per cent as against 61 per cent in April.

The bypolls for the Satara constituency was necessitated following the resignation of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and sitting MP Udayanraje Bhoslae. He was elected as an MP from Satara thrice – in 2009, 2014 and 2019. On September 14, he quit the NCP to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

In an unfortunate incident, at least three people were killed and nearly 16 others injured when a private bus, taking all of them to Satara district to cast their votes, hit a stationary truck on the Mumbai-Pune highway on Monday morning.