Shiv Sena wrests Bhiwandi East seat from Samajwadi Party

Last Updated: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 13:36

Thane: Shiv Sena candidate Rupesh Mhatre
on Saturday won the by-election from Bhiwandi East Assembly seat in
Maharashtra defeating his nearest rival Farhan Azmi of
Samajwadi Party by a margin of 1,676 votes.

Mhatre bagged 35,376 votes against Azmi`s 33,700.
With this win, the saffron outfit has wrested the
seat, dominated by members of the minority community, from the
Samajwadi Party in this district neighbouring Mumbai.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 13:36

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