Maharashtra Legislative Council Election: Congress spoils Shiv Sena recreation! Infighting in 9 seats

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Mumbai: The election contest on May 21 for the 9 seats of Maharashtra Council Polls 2020 has develop into thrilling. The Congress has determined to area two candidates. This has intensified the combating. Maharashtra Congress state president Balasaheb Thorat has spoiled the Shiv Sena recreation by saying the second candidate on Saturday. There can also be a hurdle in the way in which of getting elected unopposed of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and different candidates within the higher home of the state legislature. <! –


Earlier, the Congress had agreed to area a candidate, however on Saturday night the social gathering out of the blue introduced to area one other candidate. Beed District Congress President Rajkishore alias Papa Modi would be the second Congress candidate from the Congress. Now the trail of Thackeray to go to the Legislative Council has develop into clear a little bit tough.

Nine seats have been vacant after the time period of the present members of the Legislative Council ended on 24 April. The ruling coalition Maha Vikas Aghadi has to date introduced the names of six candidates, together with Rathore.

The opposition social gathering BJP on Friday introduced the names of its 4 candidates. Thackeray will not be a member of any home of the state legislature. In addition to Thackeray, Shiv Sena has nominated Neelam Gore, the present Vice President of the Legislative Council. Shashikant Shinde and Amol Mitkari are the candidates from the NCP. Ranjit Singh Mohite Patil, Gopichand Padalkar, Praveen Datke and Ajit Gopchade are the candidates from the BJP.

In the 288-member Vidhan Sabha of Maharashtra, any member will want the votes of 29 MLAs to get elected to the Legislative Council. The Congress has 44 MLAs. In such a state of affairs, the election has develop into thrilling. May 11 is the final date for submitting nominations for the Legislative Council elections. The submitting papers shall be examined on May 12. May 14 is the date of withdrawal of nominations.

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