Maharashtra Assembly polls: BJP, Shiv Sena rebels try to carve out of each others' vote pie
| Wednesday | 9th October, 2019
We tried hard but could not convince these rebels to quell their plans, but most of them had switched off their phone," said a senior BJP leader.
BJP leader Murji Patel is pitted against Sena nominee Ramesh Latke in Andheri east, while in Uran, BJP leader Mahesh Bhaldi is up against sitting Sena MLA Manohar Bhoir and Peasant and Workers Party leader Vivek Patil.
The same situation prevails in Versova, where firebrand Sena leader Rajul Patel is contesting against sitting BJP MLA Bharti Lavekar.
In Kalyan (west), BJP MLA Narendra Pawar is up against a Sena candidate, while a Sena corporator is pitted against sitting BJP MLA in Kalyan (east).
In Sindhudurg, BJP nominee is facing challenge from Sena leader Satish Sawant who is contesting as an independent candidate.
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