Mumbai, October 3: The Sawantwadi seat in Maharashtra, along with other assembly constituencies, are slated to go to polls in a single-phase on October 21. The nominations have been filed and the Election Commission has scrutinized the same. The state-ruling coalition of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena has issued the ticket to Shiv Sena's candidate Deepak Vasantrao Kesarkar. The Congress-NCP combine has nominated NCP's Baban Salgaonkar from the constituency. Kudal Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.
The Sawantwadi constituency is located in State of Maharashtra. The seat falls in Sindhudurg district of the state. In the 2014 assembly elections, the seat was won by Deepak Vasant Kesarkar of Shiv Sena. He was declared the winner by a margin of 41,192 votes. The second runner-up was Teli Rajan Krishna of BJP party.
In the upcoming polls, prospects are rife for the BJP-Sena coalition from all constituencies of Maharashtra, as the alliance had recently clean swept the Lok Sabha polls. In the general elections held six months ago, the state witnessed a decisive Narendra Modi wave, which allowed the saffron coalition to bag 41 out of the 48 parliamentary constituencies. Armori Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners. Kankavli Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.
In 2014, the BJP-Sena combine had succeeded in ending their 15-year hiatus from power in Maharashtra. The alliance trumped the then incumbent ruling regime of Congress-NCP by a significant margin. The BJP and Sena had then contested without a pre-poll pact, and had succeeded to win 123 and 63 seats, respectively.
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