Mumbai, March 24: The Shiv Sena was in a direct electoral contest with the Congress in Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha constituency, which went to polls on April 29 in the fourth phase of general elections. Gajanan Kirtikar of the Shiv Sena, the sitting Member of Parliament (MP), was re-elected as Member of Parliament from Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha seat.
In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Gajanan Kirtikar defeated late senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat. While Kirtikar has been renominated, the Congress fielded Sanjay Nirupam from the parliamentary seat. The process of filing nomination 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. Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
In Maharashtra, the electoral contest is between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance and the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-led opposition front. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
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|
Of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, the BJP-Shiv Sena combine bagged 41 in the 2014 polls. The Congress won only two seats and NCP just four. Lok Sabha elections will take place in seven phases - on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.