Yevla Vidhan Sabha Constituency Election Result 2019 in Maharashtra: Chhagan Bhujbal of NCP Wins MLA Seat in Assembly Polls
Yevla Vidhan Sabha Seat (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Mumbai, October 25: The result has been declared for Yevla Vidhan Sabha constituency on Thursday. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Chhagan Bhujbal defeated the nearest Shiv Sena candidate Sambhaji Sahebrao Pawar by a margin of 56,525 votes. The Yevla assembly seat is a part of Maharashtra's Dindori parliamentary constituency. Maharashtra Assembly Election Results: BJP-Shiv Sena To Form Govt, Says Amit Shah

In the 2014 Maharashtra Vidhan sabha 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.

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.

MLA CandidatesPartyVotes
SAMBHAJI SAHEBRAO PAWARSHS60995
MAHENDRA GAUTAM PAGAREIND593
EKNATH RAMCHANDRA GAIKWADBSP548
SANJAY POPAT PAWARIND284
VIJAY DATTU SANAPIND240
ALGAT SACHIN VASANTRAOVBA1632
CHHAGAN CHANDRAKANT BHUJBALNCPNA
BHAGWAT SUBHASH SOPANMaharashtra Kranti SenaNA