Maharashtra MLC Election Result: Two candidates every of the ruling coalition allies NCP and the Shiv Sena and 4 nominees of the opposition BJP on Monday nigh gained elections to the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC), mentioned an official. All the eight candidates secured the minimal quota of 26 votes every to make it to the Upper House of the state legislature, mentioned the official. Chairman of Legislative Council and NCP candidate Ramraje Nimbalkar, Leader of Opposition within the Upper House Pravin Darekar of the BJP and former BJP minister and now NCP nominee Eknath Khadse simply bagged a adequate variety of first desire votes to put up wins.
The ultimate vote tally can be introduced when all of the rounds of counting are over, the official mentioned. Both the candidates of the Shiv Sena — Sachin Ahir and Aamshya Padavi – additionally gained the election, whereas the 2 nominees of the Congress, which is a part of the ruling coalition MVA, did not safe the minimal quota of the primary desire vote.
The BJP had fielded 5 candidates – Darekar, Ram Shinde, Uma Khapre, Shrikant Bharatiya and Prasad Lad – of which the primary 4 have already bagged the minimal quota of votes required to win the ballot. Atul Bhatkhalkar, an MLA of the BJP mentioned, “Darekar secured 29 votes of first desire, whereas Ram Shinde and Bharatiya secured 30 votes of first desire every.
It means, our extra votes of the highest three candidates on the record can be transferred to our fifth candidate Prasad Lad.”
“If you depend all of the votes of first desire to the BJP candidates, now we have gained 133 votes. It means, now we have gained extra votes than we secured within the Rajya Sabha elections (held on June 10),” he mentioned.
The BJP has 106 MLAs within the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, whereas the remaining votes for its candidates have both come from unbiased MLAs or these from small events or from different events.
Voting for the elections to 10 vacant MLC seats was held between 9 am and 4 pm on the Legislature Complex in south Mumbai.