Belapur Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Manda Vijay Mhatre of BJP Wins MLA Seat in Assembly Polls
Belapur Assembly seat in Maharashtra. (Photo Credit: File Image)

Manda Vijay Mhatre of Bharatiya Janata Party has won the Belapur Assembly constituency in Maharashtra by defeating the Nationalist Congress Party candidate Ashok Ankush Gawade. The polling for Belapur Assembly seat in Maharashtra took place on October 21. The counting of votes for the Belapur Assembly seat in Maharashtra took place on Thursday, October 24 and the results were announced on the same day itself. The sitting MLA from Belapur Assembly seat was Manda Vijay Mhatre who represented Bharatiya Janata Party. From the Belapur Vidhan Sabha Seat, NCP had fielded Ashok Ankush Gawade, BSP had fielded Avhad Sachin Bharat and BJP had given the ticket to sitting MLA -- Manda Vijay Mhatre.

As per the election commission website, the schedule of polls in Maharashtra points that nomination papers for the candidature were filed till October 4. Following this, the nomination papers were scrutinised on October 5, and the aspiring candidate withdrew candidature till October 7. The polling took place on October 21 and Election Commission announced results on October 24. The new government in Maharashtra should be formed before November 9 because the current assembly expires on that day. Assembly Elections Results 2019: BJP-Shiv Sena Alliance Gets Clear Mandate in Maharashtra; Hung House in Haryana.

The main contest for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly is between ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- which has allied with Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena, and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) which is contesting the elections in alliance with Indian National Congress. In 2014 Maharashtra Assembly Elections, BJP secured 122 seats, while Shiv Sena clinched 63 seats. NCP managed to win 42 seats, and Congress could secure only 41 seats. Both Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi, and Peasants and Workers Party of India won 3 seats. Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) won 2 seats, while Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh clinched one seat.

According to the census 2011, Maharashtra's total population was 11.24 crores, which is expected to rise to 12.35 crores in 2019. The population of females in 2011 was 5.41 crores, while the male population was 5.82 crores. Considerably, Maharashtra forms 9.28 percent of India's total percentage. The average literacy rate of the state is 82.34 percent, while the female to male ratio (Census 2011) is 929.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
MANDA VIJAY MHATREBJP87746
SHANTARAM KUKRA SHETTYIND510
AHUJA UMAIND485
SANTOSH R. KAMBLEIND457
ASHOK ANKUSH GAWADENCP44197
GAUTAM DURYODHAN GAIKWADIND3027
KIRAN ARUN WAGHMAREIND278
BHAGWAT JITAN SHARMAIND270
CHANDRASHEKHAR JANARDAN RANADEIND2642
MUKESH THAKURIND228
AVHAD SACHIN BHARATBSP1553
GAJANAN SHRIKRUSHNA KALEMNSNA
Dr. AJAYKUMAR UPADHYAYYuva Jankalyan PartyNA
APPASAHEB VISHNU KSHIRSAGARRepublican Bahujan SenaNA
BHANUDAS DHOTRE (SATARAKAR)Rashtriya Rashtrawadi PartyNA
HARJEET SINGH KUMARIndian National Parivartan PartyNA
MR. VIJAY JAGANNATH MANEINDNA