Voting begins for Bandra, Tasgaon assembly bypolls

Voting begins for Bandra, Tasgaon assembly bypolls - Sakshi Post

Mumbai/Sangli: Voting began on Saturday for the assembly by-elections for the Bandra East (Mumbai) and Tasgaon (Sangli) seats in Maharashtra.

The polling so far has been peaceful.
The constituencies face by-elections due to the demise of Shiv Sena member Bala Sawant and former deputy CM R.R.Patil. Trupti Sawant, widow of the former sitting legislator Bala Sawant is pitted in the Bandra East against Congress heavyweight and former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM)'s Raja Rehbar Khan. Suman Patil, widow of former deputy chief minister R. R. Patil, is contesting as Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) nominee in Tasgaon. BJP rebel Swapnil Patil is also in the fray.
Voting began on an enthusiastic note in both constituencies at 7 am and will continue till 5 pm.The counting and results also be announced will be on  April 15.

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