Mumbai, March 23: BJP candidate Heena Vijaykumar Gavit won the Nandurbar Lok Sabha election on Thursday after counting of votes. Polling for Lok Sabha election in Nandurbar constituency was held on April 29 in the fourth phase of general polls. In Nandurbar, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) locked horns against the Congress to retain the Lok Sabha seat.
The BJP reposed faith in its sitting Member of Parliament (MP) Heena Vijaykumar Gavit and renominated her. The Congress party, on the other hand, declared KC Padavi as its candidate. The process of filing nomination for Nandurbar Lok Sabha election began from April 2. The last day for nominations was April 9. The last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 12. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Schedule: How Staggered Polling Could Help BJP.
The BJP and ally Shiv Sena are contesting 25 and 23 seats respectively of the total 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. The Congress has also forged an alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and other regional outfits. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule for phase 4:
|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 elections, the BJP, Shiv Sena and Swabhiman Paksha contested in an allaince and bagged 23, 18 and one seat respectively in Maharashtra. The Congress has won only two seats and NCP just four. Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 11 and will be held over seven phases across the country followed by counting of votes on May 23.