Mumbai, March 23: Two woman candidates from the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were in the fray in Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha constituency. BJP MP from Mumbai North Central Poonam Mahajan faced Congress candidate Priya Dutt, daughter of late legendary actor Sunil Dutt. After counting of votes, Poonam Mahajan was elected as Member of Parliament.
The process of filing nomination for the parliamentary election in India's financial capital began from April 2. The last day for nominations was April 9. The scrutiny was done on April 10 and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 12. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Poonam Mahajan defeated Dutt. The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are contesting the Lok Sabha election together. Similarly, the BJP has formed an alliance with the Shiv Sena. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: How Staggered Polling Could Help BJP.
Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule for phase four:
|Issue of Notification||April 2|
|Last date for filing nomination||April 9|
|Scrutiny of nomination||April 10|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||April 12|
|Date Of Poll||April 29|
|Date of Result||May 23|
In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP-Shiv Sena-Swabhiman Paksha alliance together won 42 of the 48 seats in Maharashtra. Congress could win only two seats and NCP just four. Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held in seven phases - on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.