Malshiras Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners
Malshiras (SC) Assembly Election 2019 (Photo Credits: File Image)

Mumbai, October 9: One of the constituencies going to polls among the 288 seats in Maharashtra is Malshiras (SC). The seat is located in Solapur district of the state, which falls in in western India 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. Sangola Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners.

From the Malshiras (SC) seat, the saffron coalition has fielded BJP's Ram Vitthal Satpute. The Opposition candidate from the constituency is NCP leader Uttamrao Shivdas Jankar. In 2014, the assembly segment was wrested between National Congress Party (NCP) leader Dolas Hanumant Jagannath and Independent candidate Khandagale Anant Jaykumar. As per the results declared by the Election Commission, the seat was won by NCP leader Dolas Hanumant Jagannath by a margin of 6,245 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. Pandharpur 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.