Mumbai, October 10: All eyes will be on Bhokar Vidhan Sabha seat from where former Maharashtra Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan is contesting the assembly election. The sitting MLA from Bhokar assembly seat is Ashok Chavan's wife Ameeta. Ashok Chavan is challenged by Shrinivas alias Bapusaheb Deshmukh Gorthekar of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). While the Congress stitched an alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the BJP and the Shiv Sena have come together again. Umarkhed Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.
Of the 288 seats in Maharashtra assembly, the Congress and the NCP are contesting 125 seats each. The BJP has 165 seats in its quota, while the Shiv Sena is fighting on 124 seats. In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, the BJP came to power winning 122 seats in Maharashtra assembly elections. The Shiv Sena, which broke alliance with BJP ahead of polls, managed to bag 63 seats. The Congress and the NCP contested polls separately and won 42 and 41 seats respectively. Pusad Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.
Bahujan Vikash Aghadi and the PWP won three seats each. Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM secured two seats. Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh, Communist Party of India (Marxist), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, Rashtriya Samaj Paksha and Samajwadi Party won one seat each. Seven Independents were also elected. Polling for the Maharashtra assembly elections will be held on October 21. The counting of votes will take place on October 21 and the results will be declared on the same day. The term of Maharashtra assembly ends on November 9.