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Congress holding its own in Maharashtra

PTI | ByIndo-Asian News Service, Mumbai
May 13, 2004 02:42 PM IST

Maharashtra's ruling Cong party was Thursday holding its own while the BJP suffered a major setback in the defeat of Ram Naik.

Maharashtra's ruling Congress party was Thursday holding its own while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a major setback in the defeat of Petroleum Minister Ram Naik by film star Govinda in Mumbai North.

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As counting of votes progressed in the early afternoon the Congress had won three and its alliance partner Nationalist Congress Party two and the alliance partners were leading in 17 constituencies.

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The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance was ahead in 23 constituencies. The Sena had won two seats while the BJP was yet to open its account.

The Congress also won the Sangli seat and was leading in Dhanu, Jalgaon, Nadulkar and Wardha, as also in Mumbai Northwest, where Sunil Dutt was leading the Shiv Sena's Sanjay Nirupam.

The NCP was leading in Ahmednagar, Beed and the grape town of Nashik.

The BJP was leading in Charndrapur, Chimur, Malegaon, Nanded, Wardha and Yavatmal.

Subhash Deshmukh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in Sholapur against the Congress' Ujwala Shinde, wife of Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde.

The Shiv Sena was leading in Amravati, Aurangabad, Buldana, Hingoli, Khed, Prabhani, Ratnagiri and Osamabad.

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