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‘Sambhaji’ of NCP trumps Shivaji by 50,000 votes

DNMUM436766 | 5/24/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :229 | Politics & Governance

Ballot Ballet Lok Sabha Election 2019 Back with a Bang
Mumbai: The BJP-Shiv Sena combine has won seven of the ten Lok Sabha seats in western Maharastra. NCP, on the other hand, wrested the Shirur seat from Sena, retained Baramati and also won Satara. However, Madha slipped from theor grip.
Although BJP tried hard to win Baramati, Supriya Sule’s performance in the last five years paid dividends. BJP’s Ranjeet Sinh Nimbalkar defeated NCP’s Sanjay Shinde in Madha by a huge margin of 7,50,000 votes. Ajit Pawar’s son Parth Pawar lost to Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne by 2.15 lakh votes in Maval constituency. Ajit Pawar had relied on the disgruntled BJP leaders and Peasant and Workers Party cadre for his son’s victory. However, Maval being a semi-urban constituency, voters ignored the NCP ca
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