Mumbai, October 25: The result has been declared for Sinnar Vidhan Sabha constituency on Thursday. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Kokate Manikrao Shivajirao defeated the nearest Shiv Sena candidate Rajabhau Prakash Waje by a margin of 2072 votes. The Sinnar assembly seat is a part of Maharashtra's Nashik parliamentary constituency. Maharashtra Assembly Election Results: BJP-Shiv Sena To Form Govt, Says Amit Shah.
In the 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, the saffron alliance of BJP-Sena returned to power after a hiatus of 15 years. Both the parties had contested without a pre-poll pact and had ended up winning 122 and 63 seats, respectively. The Congress and the NCP -- which also fought without a pre-election alliance -- were reduced to 42 and 41 seats, respectively. Following the polls, the BJP and Sena sealed a post-election coalition to jointly form the government.
The main contest for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly was between ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- which has allied with Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena, and Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) which contested the elections in alliance with Congress.
Along with Maharashtra, the state of Haryana went also went to polls on October 21. In both states, the pollsters had given the edge to the BJP. In Maharashtra, the BJP-Sena alliance was predicted to bag up to 205 out of the 288 constituencies, as per one of the opinion polls.
|Adv. KOKATE MANIKRAO SHIVAJIRAO||NCP||97011|
|RAJABHAU (PARAG) PRAKASH WAJE||SHS||94939|
|RAJU YADAV MORE||BSP||761|
|RAMCHANDRA PUNDLIK JAGTAP||IND||527|
|VIKRAM MURLIDHAR KATKADE||VBA||2886|
|KIRAN LAXMAN SARUKTE||IND||258|
|KHAIRNAR VILAS SITARAM||IND||238|
|DODAKE MANOHAR BHIKAJI||Maharashtra Kranti Sena||NA|
|SHARAD TUKARAM SHINDE||Prahar Janshakti Party||NA|
|Rajabhau Waje (Current MLA)||Shiv Sena||104031|