Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019, Pen profile: Dhairyashil Patil of PWPI has held seat since 2009, to face BJP's Ravisheth Patil

  • Pen is the 191st constituency in 288 constituencies in Maharashtra

  • This year, there are a total of 301524 electors in Pen. Out of the total, 151966 are male and 149558 are female electors

  • Dhairyasheel Mohan Patil of the PWPI won this seat in the 2014 elections.

Pen 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.

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 Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019, Pen profile: Dhairyashil Patil of PWPI has held seat since 2009, to face BJPs Ravisheth Patil

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Constituency Name—Pen
Constituency Number—191
District Name—Raigad
Total Electors—301524
Female Electors— 149558
Male Electors— 151966
Third Gender— 0
Reserved— None

Results in previous elections—Dhairyasheel Mohan Patil of  PWPI is the sitting MLA since 2009 assembly elections. in 2014 he defeated Congress candidate Ravisheth Patil with about 4,000 more votes. In 2009 he won against Patil Ravisheth Dagadu with a margin of 13,000 votes. In 2004, Ravisheth Patil won this seat with 56,841 votes against Bhai Mohan Mahadev Patil who secured 41,905 votes.

In 2019, Nanda Mhatre of Congress and Ravisheth Patil of BJP will challenge Dhairyasheel Mohan Patil of PWPI for this seat.

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Updated Date: Oct 20, 2019 00:01:57 IST