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Polls for 6 Maharashtra Legislative Council seats on May 21

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Biennial elections to the Legislative Council from six local bodies' constituencies will be held on May 21, the said in a statement.

It added that the term of office of one of these members would end on May 31 while it would end on June 21 for the other five members.

The term of office of NCP's Anil Tatkare, who represents Raigad-Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg local bodies' constituency, will end on May 31.

The terms of (Nashik), A Latif Khan Durani (Parbhani-Hingoli), the Congress's Dilip Deshmukh (Osmanabad-Latur-Beed), BJP's (Amravati) and Mitesh Bhangdia (Wardha-Chandrapur-Gadchiroli) would end on June 21.

Pote is a in the government.

The EC statement informed that the notification for the polls will be issued on April 26 while the last date for filing nominations would be May 3.

Polling will take place on May 21 and counting of votes will be taken up on May 24, it said.

Sources from the NCP, on condition of anonymity, said that the party would demand the Osmanabad-Latur-Beed seat in case the Congress' Dilip Deshmukh doesn't seek re-election.

This, the sources said, was because the NCP had enough members in these local bodies to win the seat.

Deshmukh is the younger brother of late Vilasrao Deshmukh, the former of

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First Published: Sat, April 21 2018. 16:00 IST
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