GE Results 2019: NCP’s Supriya Sule Leads Baramati, Maharashtra
Baramati Election Results 2019 Live Updates: Supriya Sule of NCP Leads at 2:30 PM against BJP
As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tries to storm the Pawar bastion, the election results of the Baramati seat in Maharashtra are being keenly watched.
Baramati is Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s pocket borough which explains its importance to the BJP’s plans in Maharashtra. NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s daughter Supriya Sule, who weathered the ‘Modi wave’ of 2014 to retain the seat, is challenging the BJP again.
As per latest trends, Supriya Sule is leading by over 1.35 lakh votes.
Sule’s main challenger this time was BJP candidate Kanchan Kul, wife of Rashtriya Samaj Paksh (RSP) MLA Rahul Kul.
In Baramati, the BJP left no stone unturned to wrest the seat from NCP MP Supriya Sule, who had weathered the ‘Modi wave’ of 2014 to retain the family pocket borough.
Supriya Sule, daughter of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, had defeated Jankar by more than 70,000 votes in 2014.