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CPI (M) announces candidates for Maharashtra Assembly elections

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The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday announced its first list of eight candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.

The party has fielded N Adam from Solapur Central, JP Gavit from Kalwan, DL Karad from Nashik (W), Vinod Nikole from Dahanu, J Mali from Shahada, S Khandare (W) from Partur, K Bhavar from Shahapur and K Narayanan from Andheri (W).

In an official statement, the CPI (M) stated, " The main objectives of the CPI(M) in this election are-- to defeat the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance; to increase the strength of the CPI(M) and other left parties and to establish a secular government in the State."

Maharashtra will go to polls on October 21 and the counting of votes results will take place on October 24.

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First Published: Sat, October 05 2019. 17:07 IST
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