Ratnagiri Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners
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Mumbai, October 12: One of the constituencies going to polls among the 288 seats in Maharashtra is Ratnagiri. The seat is located in western India part of the state. The assembly segment primarily features an electoral contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance and the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) combine. The date of elections has been fixed as October 21 by the polling body, whereas, the results would be declared on October 24. Chiplun Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.

From the Ratnagiri seat, the saffron coalition has fielded Shiv Sena's Uday Ravindra Samant. The Opposition candidate from the constituency is NCP leader Sudesh Sadanand Mayekar. In 2014, the assembly segment was wrested between Shiv Sena leader Uday Ravindra Samant and BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) leader Balasaheb Mane. As per the results declared by the Election Commission, the seat was won by Shiv Sena leader Uday Ravindra Samant by a margin of 39,427‬ votes.

In the upcoming polls, the BJP-Sena coalition is being predicted to hold the edge. The sum of major opinion polls have claimed a return of the incumbent ruling alliance in the forthcoming polls. Surveys have went to the extent of predicting 205-220 seats for the BJP-Sena alliance. Guhagar Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates for Assembly Elections 2019, Results and Winners.

Along with Maharashtra, the state of Haryana -- where 90 assembly seats are being contested -- will also go to polls on October 21. In both the states, the BJP is the incumbent ruling party. If re-elected to power, Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar are likely to continue as the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, respectively.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
Uday Ravindra SamantSHSNA
Jadhav Rajesh SitaramBSPNA
Sudesh Sadanand MayekarNCPNA
Damodar Shivram KambleVBANA
Bala KachareBahujan Mukti PartyNA
Gawade Sandeep YashavantINDNA