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Girish Mahajan proves mettle

DNMUM436765 | 5/24/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :265 | Politics & Governance

North Maharashtra
Ballot Ballet Lok Sabha Election 2019 Back with a Bang
It was an easy victory for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena in North Maharashtra, keeping all six seats with a cushy majority.
The architect of the victory was Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' blue-eyed boy Girish Mahajan. The Jalgaon native was entrusted the responsibility of winning the region.
Political analyst Ashok Pawar says BJP's victory in North Maharashtra has more significance than just the defeat of the Opposition. "The Opposition did not have a structure to pull voters to booths, nor did they have a credible face to pull crowds," he explained. "BJP enjoys power from the local level to the centre. They have a battery of workers and poll machinery that helped them win."

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