Mumbai, October 11: One of the constituencies going to polls among the 288 seats in Maharashtra is Koregaon. The seat is located in Satara district of the state, which falls in Satara-Pandharpur road zone. The assembly segment primarily features an electoral contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance and the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine. The date of elections has been fixed as October 21 by the polling body, whereas, the results would be declared on October 24. Wai Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners.
From the Koregaon seat, the saffron coalition has fielded Shiv Sena's Mahesh Sambhajiraje Shinde. The Opposition candidate from the constituency is NCP leader Shashikant Jaywantrao Shinde. In 2014, the assembly segment was wrested between NCP leader Shinde Shashikant Jaywantrao and Congress leader Kanase Vijayrao Baburao. As per the results declared by the Election Commission, the seat was won by NCP leader Shinde Shashikant Jaywantrao by a margin of 29,270 votes.
In the upcoming polls, the BJP-Sena coalition is being predicted to hold the edge. The sum of major opinion polls have claimed a return of the incumbent ruling alliance in the forthcoming polls. Surveys have went to the extent of predicting 205-220 seats for the BJP-Sena alliance. Phaltan (SC) Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners.
Along with Maharashtra, the state of Haryana -- where 90 assembly seats are being contested -- will also go to polls on October 21. In both the states, the BJP is the incumbent ruling party. If re-elected to power, Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar are likely to continue as the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, respectively.
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