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Fadnavis thwarts revolt against BJP candidate in Bhiwandi

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A revolt against BJP candidate in Lok Sabha constituency has been resolved after the intervention of

After intervened, Vishwanath Patil, rebel and agreed to withdraw their nominations on Friday.

Patil had filed his nomination as an Independent candidate against BJP-alliance candidate.

Mhatre is a strong candidate and both the Kunbi and communities, that have a sizable presence in constituency, had extended their support to him.

His nomination was seen a threat to BJP candidate Kapil Patil, said sources.

According to BJP sources, has assured Kunbi Sena a ticket for the Legislative Council and asked his nomination.

Mhatre too has been given the assurance, they added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 22:00 IST