Shiv Sena's Victory Wave: Eknath Shinde Meets Newly-Elected MPs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde convened a meeting with the newly-elected Shiv Sena MPs at his official residence. The party secured 7 out of the 15 contested Lok Sabha seats. The BJP and NCP, allies of Shiv Sena, also discussed election results at this gathering.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 06-06-2024 16:15 IST | Created: 06-06-2024 16:15 IST
Shiv Sena's Victory Wave: Eknath Shinde Meets Newly-Elected MPs
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde held a significant meeting on Thursday with the newly-elected MPs of his party, Shiv Sena. The gathering took place at his official residence, 'Varsha'.

The meeting saw the presence of all seven of the party's winners - Shrikant Shinde, Naresh Mhaske, Prataprao Jadhav, Sandipan Bhumre, Dharyasheel Mane, Ravindra Waikar, and Shrirang Barne. Also attending were Shiv Sena MPs Sanjay Mandlik and Rahul Shewale, who lost the polls, outgoing MP Krupal Tumane, and party MLA and spokesperson Sanjay Shirsat.

The Shiv Sena contested 15 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra and managed to secure victory in 7 seats. Allying with the BJP and NCP under the Mahayuti coalition, the BJP contested 28 seats, winning 9, while the NCP fielded candidates in 4 seats, winning 1. Their ally RSP contested but did not win any seats. The opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi, comprising the Congress, Shiv Sena (UBT), and the Sharad Pawar-led NCP (SP), secured 30 seats in Maharashtra.

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