Mumbai, October 9: One of the constituencies going to polls among the 288 seats in Maharashtra is Akkalkot. The seat is located in Solapur district of the state, which falls between Maharashtra and Karnataka states border. The assembly segment primarily features an electoral contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance and the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine. The date of elections has been fixed as October 21 by the polling body, whereas, the results would be declared on October 24. Solapur City Central Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.
From the Akkalkot seat, the saffron coalition has fielded BJP's Kalyanshetti Sachin Panchappa. The Opposition candidate from the constituency is Maharashtra Navnirman sena (MNS) leader Madhukar Maruti Jadhav. In 2014, the assembly segment was wrested between Congress leader Siddharam Satlingappa Mhetre and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Patil Sidramappa Malakappa. As per the results declared by the Election Commission, the seat was won by Congress leader Siddharam Satlingappa Mhetre by a margin of 17644 votes.
In the upcoming polls, the BJP-Sena coalition is being predicted to hold the edge. The sum of major opinion polls have claimed a return of the incumbent ruling alliance in the forthcoming polls. Surveys have went to the extent of predicting 205-220 seats for the BJP-Sena alliance. Solapur City North Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners.
Along with Maharashtra, the state of Haryana -- where 90 assembly seats are being contested -- will also go to polls on October 21. In both the states, the BJP is the incumbent ruling party. If re-elected to power, Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar are likely to continue as the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, respectively.
|Kalyanshetti Sachin Panchappa||BJP||NA|
|Madhukar Maruti Jadhav||MNS||NA|
|Siddharam Satlingappa Mhetre||INC||NA|
|Dharmraj Kashiram Rathod||VBA||NA|
|SUREKHA AMBAJI KSHIRSAGAR||Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha||NA|
|SANTOSH GOPICHAND GAJADHANE||Bahujan Mukti Party||NA|
|AMOL ARUN HARNALKAR||IND||NA|
|Babanagare Sujata Basavraj||IND||NA|
|Siddharam Satlingappa Mhetre (Current MLA)||INC||97333|