Mumbai, March 24: Navneet Ravi Rana was elected as Member of Parliament from Amravati parliamentary seat in Maharashtra. Amravati Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra went to polls on April 18 in the second phase of general elections. Shiv Sena leader Adsul Anandrao Vithoba is the sitting Member of Parliament (MP) from Amravati seat. Vithoba has been renominated from the parliamentary seat.
Vithoba will face a challenge from Navneet Ravi Rana of the Yuva Swabhimani Party who is contesting the election as an independent candidate. Rana is supported by the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). The process of filing nomination for Amravati Lok Sabha election began on March 19. The last day for nominations was March 26. Scrutiny was done on March 27 and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was March 29. Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
In Maharashtra, a grand alliance of opposition parties led by the Congress and the NCP will take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena combine. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule for second phase:
|Issue of Notification||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 29|
|Date Of Poll||April 18|
|Date of Result||May 23|
In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the alliance of the BJP, Shiv Sena and Swabhiman Paksha together bagged 42 seats in Maharashtra. The Congress won two seats, while the NCP four. Lok Sabha elections will take place across the country in seven phases - on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.