Sharad Pawar Not To Contest From Madha Lok Sabha Seat

Pune: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday announced that he won’t contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

There had been speculations that he fight the election from western Maharashtra’s Madha constituency after a 10-year hiatus after he in February accepted a proposal of NCP to contest from this seat, which he had won with a thumping majority in 2009.

The Madha seat is currently held by his party leader Vijaysingh Mohite Patil.

contest from Madha constituency, which he had won with a thumping majority in 2009.

Pawar’s daughter Supriya Sule will contest from Baramati, which she has been winning since 2009, and his nephew Parth Pawar, who is son of former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, will contest from Maval constituency.

Pawar said that he had contested 14 times in the past and since two members of his family are already in the fry, he felt it was the right time to take a decision to not contest.

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