Mumbai, October 16: The result has been declared for Basmath Vidhan Sabha constituency on Thursday. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Chandrakant Alias Rajubhaiyya Ramakant Nawghare defeated the nearest independent Adv Shivaji Munjajirao Jadhav by a margin of over 8,000 votes. The Basmath assembly seat is a part of Maharashtra's Hingoli parliamentary constituency. Assembly Elections Results 2019: BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance Gets Clear Mandate in Maharashtra; Hung House in Haryana.
In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, the saffron alliance of BJP-Sena returned to power after a hiatus of 15 years. Both the parties had contested without a pre-poll pact, and had ended up winning 122 and 63 seats, respectively. The Congress and the NCP -- which also fought without a pre-election alliance -- were reduced to 42 and 41 seats, respectively. Following the polls, the BJP and Sena sealed a post-election coalition to jointly form the government.
The main contest for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly was between ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- which has allied with Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena, and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) which contested the elections in alliance with Congress.
Along with Maharashtra, the state of Haryana went also went to polls on October 21. In both states, the pollsters had given the edge to the BJP. In Maharashtra, the BJP-Sena alliance was predicted to bag up to 205 out of the 288 constituencies, as per one of the opinion polls.
|Balasaheb Desai Deshmukh||IND||843|
|Jadhav Shivaji Nandu||IND||812|
|Chandrakant Alias Rajubhaiyya Ramakant Nawghare||NCP||75321|
|Raghunath Subhanji Suryawanshi||IND||747|
|Adv. Shivaji Munjajirao Jadhav||IND||67070|
|Jadhav Shivaji Dhanju||IND||528|
|Ashok (Samrat) Sambhaji Gaikwad||IND||480|
|Mundada Jaiprakash Shankarlal||SHS||41557|
|Shaikh Farid Alias Munir Isak Patel||VBA||25397|
|Gautam Marotrao Dipke||BSP||1177|
|Avez Ansari||Ambedkar National Congress||NA|
|Kondiba Gounaji Maske||Ambedkarite Party of India||NA|
|Jaiprakash Shankarlal Mundada (Current MLA)||Shiv Sena||63851|