Congress-led UPA was ahead of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra as the early trends of the Lok Sabha started pouring in from the 48 constituencies in the state.
Congress and BJP candidates were leading in six seats each, NCP in four, Sena 1 and MNS in two in Maharashtra.
NCP's Sharad Pawar is leading in Maadha over BJP's Subhash Deshmukh, while Sushilkumar Shinde (Congress) leading in Solapur.
Congress nominee Nilesh Rane is ahead in Ratnagiri- Sindhudurg over Sena's Suresh Prabhu.
While NCP nominee Sanjeev Naik is leading in Thane, MNS candidate Hemant Godse was ahead of his rivals in Nashik.