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Five candidates in fray in Satara

india Updated: Apr 09, 2009 17:39 IST

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Five candidates are left in the fray from Western Maharashtra's Satara Lok Sabha constituency, which will go to the polls on April 23.

Wednesday was the last day of withdrawal of nominations and four candidates opted out of the race.

The main fight is likely to be between Shiv Sena-BJP candidate Purushottam Bajirao Jadhav and Shrimant Chattrapati Udyanraje Pratapsinhraje Bhosle of the NCP.

The other nominees in the poll field are: Prashant Vasant Chavan (BSP), Bhausaheb Wagh (Rashtriya Samaj Party) and Alankruta Abhijit Avade-Bichukle (Independent).

Four candidates - Sadashiv Sahebrao Bagal, Shalini Nimbalkar, Shashikant Shinde and Baburao Lad - withdrew their nominations.

Meanwhile, BSP nominee Chavan has lodged a police compalint alleging NCP's Bhosle and his supporters threatended him on phone.

Police have lodged an FIR in the case and provided security to all the five candidates.