The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition will kick-commence its Lok Sabha poll campaign from Kolhapur district in Maharashtra on March 24, a leader mentioned on Wednesday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his cabinet colleagues visited Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s residence right here on Tuesday evening to finalise their poll campaign plans, according to a supply. “The state-level leaders will launch the election campaign from Kolhapur on March 24,” a BJP leader mentioned.
Leaders and workers of each the parties from Vidarbha, Marathwada, Mumbai and North Maharashtra would hold 3 to 4 meetings in their respective regions just before the initial rally, a Sena leader mentioned. Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha seats, the second highest in the nation right after Uttar Pradesh which has 80 seats.
The BJP and Shiv Sena have agreed to fight 25 and 23 seats, respectively, in the state. Lok Sabha elections for total 543 seats in the nation will be held more than seven phases, starting April 11 and ending Might 19, and outcomes would be announced on Might 23.