Kasba Peth Assembly Election 2019 | The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the dates for the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls. Voting for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly will be held on 21 October in a single phase. The counting of votes and final results will be declared on 24 October. The term of the Devendra Fadnavis-led current Maharashtra Assembly will end on 9 November.
The notification and nomination process for the Assembly election was issued on 27 September. Candidates filed their nominations latest by 4 October. The scrutiny of nomination papers was done on 5 October and the last date to withdraw candidature from the electoral battle was 7 October. A total of 95,473 polling stations will be set up for over 8.95 crore voters in Maharashtra.
Constituency Name—Kasba Peth
Results in previous elections—The incumbent MLA and BJP candidate, Bapat Girish Bhalchandra has won all the Assembly elections held since 1995. In 2014, Girish won with 54,982 votes against Congress candidate Dr. Rohit Deepak Tilak’s 31,322 votes. In 2009, he won with 54,982 votes against MNS candidate Dhangekar Ravindra Hemaraj’s 46,820 votes.
In 2004, the sitting MLA won the polls by securing 38,160 votes against NCP candidate Anna Thorat’s 28,542 votes. In 1999, Girish defeated Congress candidate Anna Thorat’s 19,251 votes by securing 39,419 votes for the seat.
In 2019, BJP is fielding Mukta Shailesh Tilak against Ajay Shinde of MNS and Arvind Shinde of Congress along with independent candidates like Altaf Karim Shaikh, Dhanwade Vishal Gorakh, Navnath Genubhau Randive, Naik Swapnil Arun, Yuvraj Bhujbal and Rajesh Sidram Jannu among others.
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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2019 13:11:13 IST