BJP, Shiv Sena Lead in Maharashtra Polls Amid Neck-to-Neck Contests

The BJP is leading in 11 seats and Shiv Sena in 6, with NCP ahead in 1 seat in Maharashtra as vote counting progresses. Congress, Shiv Sena (UBT), and other independent candidates are also showing strong leads in various constituencies, highlighting a competitive election landscape.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 04-06-2024 12:01 IST | Created: 04-06-2024 12:01 IST
BJP, Shiv Sena Lead in Maharashtra Polls Amid Neck-to-Neck Contests
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The BJP is currently leading in 11 seats and the Shiv Sena in six seats, while the NCP holds just one seat in Maharashtra, according to the latest vote counting trends for the state's 48 Lok Sabha seats.

Meanwhile, the Congress is ahead in 10 seats, and the Shiv Sena (UBT) leads in 11 seats. Interestingly, NCP's Sharadchandra Pawar is leading in eight constituencies.

Independent candidate Vishal Patil, who rebelled against the Congress to contest from Sangli, has established a comfortable lead. Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal are leading in the Nagpur and Mumbai North Lok Sabha seats, respectively, while their colleague Raosaheb Danve holds a slender lead in Jalna.

However, Union ministers Kapil Patil, Bharti Pawar, and Narayan Rane are trailing in Bhiwandi, Dindori, and Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg seats, respectively, with Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar also trailing in Chandrapur.

In Baramati, NCP's Supriya Sule, facing off in a tight contest with NCP's Sunetra Pawar, was leading by 5,770 votes.

On the other hand, BJP's Udayanraje Bhosale was trailing in Satara, while Shiv Sena showed strong leadership in its traditional powerhouses, Thane and Kalyan.

In Mumbai, Shiv Sena (UBT) led in three seats: Mumbai South, Mumbai South Central, and Mumbai Northeast. Akola saw Congress candidate Abhay Patil leading against BJP's Anup Dhotre in the third counting round. Ramtek had Congress's Shyamkumar Barwe ahead of Shiv Sena's Raju Parwe.

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