Mumbai, March 24: Stakes are high for the Shiv Sena and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Osmanabad Lok Sabha seat in Maharashtra. Osmanabad parliamentary seat will go to polls on April 18 in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections. The result of Osmanabad Lok Sabha election will be declared on May 23. Gaikwad Ravindra Vishwanath of the Shiv Sena is the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) from Osmanabad.
Denying ticket to its sitting lawmaker, the Shiv Sena has fielded Omraje Nimbalkar. The NCP nominated former state minister Ranajagjitsinha Patil. The process of filing nomination for Osmanabad Lok Sabha election began on March 19. The last day for nominations was March 26. Scrutiny was done on March 27 and the last date for the withdrawal of the nominations was March 29. Maharashtra Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Dates: Constituency-Wise Complete Schedule Of Voting And Results For General Elections.
The NCP has a tie-up with the Congress and other regional outfits, while the BJP and Shiv Sena are contesting together. The NCP will contest 20 seats, whereas Congress 24. On the other hand, the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are contesting 23 and 25 seats respectively of the total 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra. Check Full Schedule of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Lok Sabha election 2019 schedule for phase two:
|Issue of Notification||March 19|
|Last date for filing nomination||March 26|
|Scrutiny of nomination||March 27|
|Last date for withdrawal of candidature||March 29|
|Date Of Poll||April 18|
|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.