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Maharashtra Elections 2019: Eknath Khadse, Vindo Tawde’s name missing from BJP’s second list

Earlier BJP released its first list on Tuesday in which 125 candidates got a ticket to contest in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections on October 21

Mumbai: Yesterday Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra state assembly election. The saffron party has been released for 14 assembly constituencies in Maharashtra. Maharashtra is going to polls on October 21 and the result will be declared on October 24.

BJP’s Heavyweights like Eknath Khadse, Vinod Tawde, and Prakash Mehta have not featured in the second list of the candidates who would be contesting the Maharashtra assembly election. The BJP has so far released the names of its candidates on 139 assembly constituencies in Maharashtra.

In the second list, BJP has released the names of the candidates who would be contesting from Sakri, Dhamamgaon Railway, Melghat, Gondiya, Aheri, Pusad, Umarkhed, Baglan, Ulhas Nagar, Baramati, Maval, Kaij, Latur City and Udgir

Earlier BJP released its first list on Tuesday in which 125 candidates got a ticket to contest in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections on October 21.

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis will be contesting from Nagpur South West while Chandrakant Patil will contest from Kothrud. Shivendrasinh Abhaysingraje Bhosale from Shivaji Maharaj’s family has been allotted ticket Satara.

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Former VBA member Gopichand Padalkar who contested on the from Sangli during the Lok Sabha elections 2019 and lost, finds his name in the BJP’s list. He will contest from Baramati.

Senior Congress leader Gopaldas Agarwal, who has crossed over to the BJP recently, will contest from Gondia. Some big names are missing in the first list were Vinod Tawde and Eknath Khadse who have contested in earlier elections.

The BJP had dropped it’s 10 sitting MLAs while 91 sitting MLAs were given tickets to contest the assembly polls. In the first list of BJP candidates also contains the names of five leaders who shifted from Congress, four who quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and two independents.

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