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Solapur (SC) Lok Sabha Elections

Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency is one of Maharashtra’s 48 Lok Sabha parliamentary constituencies. It was formed before the 1951 elections.

Reserved for the SC category, the Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency comprises six Vidhan Sabha segments.

The electors in the Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency will cast their votes on April 18 in the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Sharad Bansode of BJP is the incumbent Member of Parliament from the Solapur parliamentary constituency.

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, Jadhav Sanjay (Bandu) Haribhau was declared a winner from this seat.

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Sharad Bansode bagged 517,879 votes to defeat Shinde Sushilkumar Sambhajirao INC who bagged 368,205 votes.

In the 2019 Lok Sabha election, stakes are high for the Congress in Solapur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra.

This time, the BJP denied ticket to its sitting lawmaker and pitted religious leader Jai Siddeshwar Swamy against Congress veteran Sushil Kumar Shinde from this seat.

Maharashtra is the second largest state in the country in terms of Lok Sabha seats. Uttar Pradesh has 80 seats and Maharashtra 48. So, it is important for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as well as the Opposition to win more and more seats in the state.

As per the seat-sharing formula, the BJP and its ally Shiv Sena are contesting on 25 and 23 seats respectively of the total 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra.

After several months of deliberations, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have formed an alliance in Maharashtra for the general elections 2019.

As per the deal, Congress will contest on 26 seats, whereas the NCP will contest on 22 seats. The two senior partners will part with two seats each for their allies.

Some key smaller parties like Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathana, Bahujan Vikash Aghadi, Peasant and Workers Party, factions of Republican group leaders, like Jogendra Kawade and RG Gavai, independent leader Ravi Rana have also joined hands with the opposition ranks.

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the alliance of the BJP, Shiv Sena and Swabhiman Paksha together registered a victory on 42 seats in Maharashtra. The Congress bagged twos eats, while the NCP four.

Lok Sabha election 2019 will take place in seven phases across the country – on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.

The results would be declared on May 23.

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Candidates Party Status Votes
Shri Sha. Bra. Dr. Jai Sidheshwar Shivacharya Mahaswamiji BJP

Won

524985
Shinde Shushilkumar Sambhjirao INC

Lost

366377
Ambedkar Prakash Yashwant VBA

Lost

170007
Nota NOTA

Lost

6191
Prof. Dr. Arjun Gena Ohal BMP

Lost

3880
Krishna Nagnath Bhise BHMP

Lost

2053
Shrimant Muralidhar Mhaske IND

Lost

2016
Shrivenkateshwar Maha Swamiji (Katakdhond D.G.) HJP

Lost

1830
Adv. Manisha Manohar Karande IND

Lost

1550
Adv. Vikram Uttam Kasabe IND

Lost

1474
Malhari Gulab Patole IND

Lost

1380
Ughade Ashok Bhagwanrao IND

Lost

986
Khandare Sudarshan Raichand IND

Lost

960
Vishnu Sidram Gaidhankar BPSP

Lost

825

Solapur (SC) News

Maharashtra farmer sends chopper for bride's entry in wedding

Maharashtra farmer sends chopper for bride's entry in wedding

A farmer in Pandharpur, a town near Solapur district in Maharashtra, decided to woo his bride by sending a helicopter to her village to pick her up for the wedding venue. 

Jun 09, 2019, 13:12 PM IST
Maharashtra: 11 injured as bus catches fire on colliding with truck

Maharashtra: 11 injured as bus catches fire on colliding with truck

The driver of the bus, Gopin, got seriously injured and three other passengers are said to be in a critical condition.

Jun 07, 2019, 12:27 PM IST
9 former Congress CMs bite the dust in Lok Sabha election 2019

9 former Congress CMs bite the dust in Lok Sabha election 2019

Those who faced defeat in Lok Sabha election 2019 include former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit from North East Delhi, Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat in Haryana, Harish Rawat (Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar

May 23, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra. 

Apr 08, 2019, 17:12 PM IST
Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency

Solapur Lok Sabha Constituency

Sharad Bansode of BJP is the incumbent Member of Parliament from the Solapur parliamentary constituency.

Apr 08, 2019, 11:59 AM IST