BJP releases first list of 125 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly election; Devendra Fadnavis to contest from Nagpur South West

BJP releases first list of 125 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly election; Devendra Fadnavis to contest from Nagpur South West

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released a list of 125 candidates for the upcoming assembly election in Maharashtra. 

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New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party released the first list of 125 candidates on Tuesday for the upcoming assembly election in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who has found a place in the first list for Maharashtra assembly polls, will contest from Nagpur South West. It is to be noted that Fadnavis had contested from this seat in 2014 too.

BJP Maharashtra Chief Chandrakant Patil has been fielded from Kothrud while Pankaja Munde will contest from Parli. Shivendra Singh, who is a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivji Maharaj, will contest from Satara assembly. Mukta Tilak, the daughter-in-law of Lokmanya Tilak, has been given the ticket from Kasba Pet. Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, who quit Congress and joined BJP recently, will contest from Shirdi. State Minister Girish Mahajan will contest from Jamner. 

Udyan Raj Bhonsle has been elected to contest from Satara for Lok Sabha by-poll. Notably, BJP has given both assembly sets of Navi Mumbai, seats which Shiv Sena had been eyeing for its contestants. 

Take a look at BJP‘s first list for Maharashtra assembly election, released on Tuesday

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*/ Name of Legislative Assembly Name of Candidate Nagpur South West Sri Devendra Fadanvis Kothrud Sri Chandrakant Dada Patil Shahada (ST) Sri Rajesh Udesingh Padvi Nandurbar (ST) Dr. Vijaykumar Gavit Nawapur (ST) Sri Bharat Manikrao Gavit Dhule Rural Smt. Dnyanjyoti Manohar Badane Patil Sindkheda Sri Jaykumar Rawal Raver Sri Haribhau Jawale Bhusawal (SC) Sri Sanjay Sawkare Jalgaon City Sri Suresh (Rajumama) Bhole Amalner Sri Shirish Chaudhari Chalisgaon Sri Mangesh Ramesh Chavhan Jamner Sri Girish Mahajan Malkapur Sri Chainsukh Sancheti Chikhli Smt. Shweta Mahale Khamgaon Sri Aakash Phundkar Jalgaon (Jamod) Dr Sanjay Kute Akot Sri Prakash Bharsakale Akola West Sri Goverdhan Sharma Akola East Sri Randhir Sawarkar Murtijapur (SC) Sri Harish Pimple Washim (SC) Sri Lakhan Malik Karanja Dr. Rajendra Patni Amravati Dr. Sunil Deshmukh Daryapur (SC) Sri Ramesh Bundile Morshi Dr. Anil Bonde Arvi Sri Dadarao Keche Hinganghat Sri Samir Kunawar Wardha Dr. Pankaj Bhoyar Savner Dr. Rajiv Potdar Hingna Sri Samir Meghe Umred (SC) Sri Sudhir Parwe Nagpur South Sri Mohan Mate Nagpur East Sri Krushna Khopde Nagpur Central Sri Vikas Shankarrao Kumbhare Nagpur West Sri Sudhakar Deshmukh Nagpur North (SC) Dr. Milind Mane Arjuni-Morgaon (SC) Sri Rajkumar Badole Tirora Sri Vijay Rahangadale Amgaon (ST) Sri Sanjay Puram Armori (ST) Sri Krushna D. Gajbhe Gadchiroli (ST) Dr. Devrao Holi Rajura Sri Sanjay Dhote Chandrapur (SC) Sri Nana Shyamkule Ballarpur Sri Sudhir Mungantiwar Chimur Sri Kirtikumar (Bunty)
  Bhangdiya Wani Sri Sanjiv Reddy Bodkurwar Ralegaon Sri Ashok Ramji Uikey Yavatmal Sri Madan Madhukar Yerawar Arni (ST) Dr. Sandip Prabhakar Dhurve Bhokar Sri Bapusaheb Gorthekar Mukhed Dr. Tushar Rathod Hingoli Sri Tanaji Mutkule Partur Sri Babanrao Dattatray Lonikar Badnapur (SC) Sri Narayan Kuche Bhokardan Sri Santosh Raosaheb Patil Danve Phulambri Sri Haribhau Bagde Aurangabad East Sri Atul Sawe Gangapur Sri Prashant Bam Chandvad Dr. Rahul Aher Nashik Central Sau Devyani Farande Nashik West Sau Seema Hire Dahanu (ST) Sri Paskal Dhanare Vikramgad (ST) Dr. Hemant Sawara Bhiwandi West Sri Mahesh Chaugule Murbad Sri Kisan Kathore Kalyan East Sri Ganpat Kalu Gayakwad Dombivali Sri Ravindra Chavhan Mira Bhayandar Sri Narendra Mehata Thane Sri Sanjay Kelkar Airoli Sri Sandip Naik Belapur Smt. Manda Mhatre Dahisar Smt. Manisha Chaudhari Mulund Sri Mihir Kotecha Kandivali East Sri Atul Bhatkhalkar Charkop Sri Yogesh Sagar Goregaon Smt. Vidya Thakur Andheri West Sri Amit Satam Vile Parle Adv. Parag Alavani Ghatkopar West Sri Ram Kadam Vandre West Adv. Ashish Shelar Sion Koliwada Capt. Tamil Selwan Wadala Sri Kalidas Kolambkar Malabar Hill Sri Mangalprabhat Lodha Panvel Sri Prashant Thakur Pen Sri Ravisheth Patil Shirur Sri Baburao Kashinath Pacharne Indapur Sri Harshwardhan Patil Chinchwad Sri Laxman Jagtap Bhosari Sri Mahesh (Dada) Kisan Landge Vadgaol Sheri Sri Jagdish Mulik Shivajinagar Sri Sidharth Padmakar Shirole Khadakwasala Sri Bhimarao Tapkir Parvati Smt. Madhuri Misal Hadapsar Sri Yogesh Tilekar Pune Cantonment (SC) Sri Sunil Kamble Kasba Peth Sau Mukta Tilak Akole (ST) Sri Vaibhav Pichad Shirdi Sri Radhakrushna Vikhe Patil Kopargaon Smt. Snehalata Kolhe Nevasa Sri Balasaheb Murkute Shevgaon Smt. Monika Rajale Rahuri Sri Shivajirao Kardile Shrigonda Sri Babanrao Pachpute Karjat Jamkhed Prof. Ram Shinde Georai Adv Laxman Pawar Majalgaon Sri Ramesh Adaskar Ashti Sri Bhimrao Dhonde Parli Sau Pankaja Gopinathrao Munde – Palwe Ahmadpur Sri Vinayak Kisan Jadhav Patil Nilanga Sri Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar Ausa Sri Abhimanyu Pawar Tuljapur Sri Rana Jagjitsingh Pa. Solapur City North Sri Vijayrao Deshmukh Solapur South Sri Subhash Deshmukh Wai Sri Madan Prataprao Bhosale Man Sri Jaykumar Gore Karad South Sri Atul Suresh Bhosale Satara Sri Shivendrasinh Abhaysingraje Bhosale Kolhapur South Sri Amal Mahadeek Ichalkaranji Sri Suresh Halwankar Miraj (SC) Sri Suresh Khade Sangli Sri Sudhir Gadgil Shirala Sri Shivajirao Naik Jat Sri Vilasrao Jagtap

The development comes a day after BJP and its ally in Maharashtra Shiv Sena released a joint statement on Monday that the ruling saffron combine in the state will contest the October 21 Assembly elections together with other allies. The ruling combine comprises the BJP, the Shiv Sena, the Republican Party of India-A, the Rashtriya Samaj Paksha, the Shiv Sangram Party and the Rayat Kranti Sanghatana.

Maharashtra will go to polls on October 21 and counting of votes takes place on October 24. 

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