Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 Live Updates: 5.69 per cent voter turnout recorded till 10 am
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Polling is being held in 288 Assembly constituencies of Maharashtra where 3,237 candidates, including 235 women, are in the fray. The voting, which started at 7 am will go on till 6 pm. Prominent candidates include Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis from Nagpur South-West, and his predecessors from the Congress -- Ashok Chavan, who is contesting from Bhokar in Nanded district, and Prithviraj Chavan, who is seeking a re-election from Karad South in Satara district. The BJP, under Fadnavis' leadership, is seeking a second straight term in the state. The BJP has fielded its nominees in 164 Assembly seats, including candidates of smaller allies contesting on its lotus symbol, while the Sena is contesting 124 seats. On the other hand, the opposition Congress has fielded 147 candidates and its ally NCP 121. For the latest updates on Maharashtra assembly election 2019, stay tuned to IndiaToday.in
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People will vote for BJP, Fadnavis will be become CM again: Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and wife Kanchan after casting their vote in Nagpur.
Confident that BJP-Shiv Sena will win over 225 seats: Piyush Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal in Mumbai: I am confident that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will win around 225 seats. The Opposition has lost all credibility and is nowhere in the contest.
Do vote, tweets CM Devendra Fadnavis
"Voting is our right, voting is our duty. And voting is an integral part of democracy. Do vote!" tweets Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.
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Polling began on Monday morning in all 288 Assembly constituencies of Maharashtra where 3,237 candidates are in the fray. The voting commenced at 7 am and will end at 6 pm.
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