The counting of votes for the by-elections began at 8 am. Initially postal votes were counted. Bhagirath Bhalke was leading in the first round of postal votes.
Pandharpur Latest News Update: The counting of votes for the Pandharpur-Mangalwedha Assembly by-election, which was vacated due to the death of NCP MLA Bharat Bhalke and made a name for itself along with the NCP, has begun. Postal votes were counted in the first round of the Maharashtra by-election results. Among them, Mahavikas Aghadi candidate Bhagirath Bhalke had taken the lead. However, at the end of the ninth round, BJP’s Samadhan Avtade has overtaken Bhagirath Bhalke.
Bhagirath Bhalke from NCP, Samadhan Avtade from BJP, Sachin Shinde from Swabhimani, independent Shaila Godse and Siddheshwar Avtade are in the fray for Pandharpur-Mangalwedha constituency. However, all eyes are on whether NCP candidate Bhagirath Bhalke will win this election or BJP candidate Samadhan Avtade.
The counting of votes for the by-elections began at 8 am. Initially postal votes were counted. Bhagirath Bhalke was leading in the first round of postal votes. Bhagirath Bhalke got 2310 votes, Samadhan Avtade got 1372 votes and independent candidate Shaila Godse got 30 votes.
After that, Bhagirath Bhalke was leading with 658 votes in the fifth round. However, after that, Bhalke has fallen behind and by the end of the eighth round, Awadat has taken the lead with 2200 votes. Now, even after the results of the ninth and tenth rounds, Samadhan Avtade seems to have taken the lead.
Avtade had a lead of 2357 votes at the end of the ninth round. So, after completing ten rounds, Samadhan Avtade has got a lead of 1838 votes. Therefore, the election here is looking very good. In the same constituency where NCP‘s Bhagirath Bhalke expected a majority, Samadhan Avtade has taken a good lead.
Pandharpur- Mangalvedha by-Election was Announced by the Leaders.
Meanwhile, the Pandharpur-Mangalvedha by-election was won by all leaders from Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, NCP state president Jayant Patil and most of the cabinet ministers to spokesperson Amol Metkari.
Former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, BJP state president Chandrakant Patil, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Praveen Darekar, MP Ranjit Singh Naik-Nimbalkar, MLA Gopichand Padalkar, MLA Bala Bhegade.