Kalamnuri Vidhan Sabha Constituency Election Result 2019 in Maharashtra: Bangar Santosh Laxmanrao of Shiv Sena Wins MLA Seat in Assembly Polls
Kalamnuri Vidhan Sabha Seat (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Mumbai, October 16: The result has been declared for Kalamnuri Vidhan Sabha constituency on Thursday. Shiv Sena candidate Bangar Santosh Laxmanrao defeated Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi (VBA) nominee Ajit Magar by a margin of over 16,000 votes. The last MLA from Kalamnuri Assembly seat was Tarfe Santosh Kautika who represented Congress. 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.

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.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
Bangar Santosh LaxmanraoSHS82515
Paikrao Ashok WamanraoIND744
Ajit MagarVBA66137
Dr. Santosh Kautika TarfeINC57544
Tarfe Santosh AmbadasIND1088
Piraji Gangaram IngoleBSP1001
Mushtak Esak ShaikhAmbedkar National CongressNA