Jaywant Jadhav of NCP wins Legislative Council election

NCP`s Jaywant Jadhav has been elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Council from Nashik local bodies seat, officials said.

Updated: Mar 03, 2011, 15:56 PM IST

Nashik: NCP`s Jaywant Jadhav has been elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Council from Nashik local
bodies seat, officials said.

Jaywant Jadhav defeated Shiv Sena`s Nivrutti Bhikaji Jadhav by 278 votes.

The NCP candidate polled 350 votes while his rival polled 72 votes; 18 votes were declared invalid, officials said.
Election, necessitated by the death of NCP MLC Vasant Pawar, had been held on February 28.

PTI