VIDEO: NCP Candidate Sunetra Pawar Files Nomination From Baramati Seat

VIDEO: NCP Candidate Sunetra Pawar Files Nomination From Baramati Seat

Mahayuti candidate Sunetra Pawar, accompanied by her husband and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, offered prayers at the Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati temple in Pune earlier today.

ANIUpdated: Thursday, April 18, 2024, 02:42 PM IST
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Sunetra Pawar, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate for Baramati, and wife of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, filed her nomination on Thursday. Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, NCP leader Praful Patel, and Union Minister Ramdas Athawale were present with her at the Divisional Commissioner's office.

Earlier, Supriya Sule, the Nationalist Congress Party (Sharadchandra Pawar) candidate and sitting MP from the Baramati seat, filed her nomination papers today. Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat accompanied Sule while filing the nomination.

Baramati seat has been considered the bastion of the Pawar family, with Supriya Sule winning the last three Lok Sabha elections from here.

Mahayuti candidate Sunetra Pawar, accompanied by her husband and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, offered prayers at the Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati temple in Pune earlier today.

Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra will be held in five phases on April 19, April 26, May 7, May 13, and May 20. The counting of votes will be held on June 4. Baramati will go to vote in phase 3 on May 7.

The state, with its 48 Lok Sabha seats, is the second-largest contributor to the lower house of Parliament after Uttar Pradesh. Known for its political diversity and significant electoral influence, Maharashtra plays a crucial role in shaping national politics.

In the 2019 elections, the BJP emerged as the largest party with 23 seats, followed by the Shiv Sena with 18 seats.

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