Maharashtra polls: NCP's list of 77 includes Ajit Pawar, Bhujbal, Rohit Pawar

Sharad Pawar's grand-nephew Rohit Pawar will make his electoral debut from Karjat Jamkhed in Ahmednagar district against Ram Shinde, sitting BJP MLA and minister.

Published: 02nd October 2019 11:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2019 11:36 PM   |  A+A-

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Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar (File | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: The Nationalist Congress Party on Wednesday announced a list of 77 candidates, featuring senior leaders Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil and Chhagan Bhujbal.

Sharad Pawar's grand-nephew Rohit Pawar will make his electoral debut from Karjat Jamkhed in Ahmednagar district against Ram Shinde, sitting BJP MLA and minister.

Ajit Pawar, former deputy chief minister, will contest from Baramati.

State NCP chief Jayant Patil will contest from Islampur, and Bhujbal from Yeola.

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council, Dhananjay Munde, will contest from Parli.

Mumbai NCP president Nawab Malik will contest from Anushaktinagar in Mumbai.

From Kej, the party has fielded Prithviraj Sathe.

Earlier, it had announced Namita Mundada's candidature, but she joined the BJP.

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