Nashik, May 24: Nashik, one of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, is in the north part of the state. Polling for Lok Sabha election in Nashik parliamentary constituency was held on April 29 in the fourth phase of general polls. Shiv Sena's Hemant Godse Tukaram, who is the sitting Member of Parliament, was re-elected as Member of Parliament from Nashik Lok Sabha seat.
The Shiv Sena has renominated Hemant Godse. In 2014 Lok Sabha election, he had emerged as a giant killer by defeating senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal on his home turf. The NCP declared Sameer Magan Bhujbal as its candidate for Nashik Lok Sabha seat. The process of filing nomination for Nashik Lok Sabha election began from April 2. The last day for nominations was April 9. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
The last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was April 12. The Shiv Sena is contesting 23 seats out of total 48 seats in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which will fight on rest of the seats. The Congress and the NCP are contesting 24 and 20 seats respectively. 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|
The BJP-Shiv Sena combine together won 41 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, while the Congress bagged two and the NCP 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.