Chumbhale wins NMC by-election

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Nashik, Oct 8 (UNI) Shivaji Chumbhale, candidate of the NCP-Congress-RPI alliance, won the by-election for Ward number 91 of the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC).

According to sources, Chumbhale defeated his nearest rival, Shiv Sena candidate, Ramesh Ughade by 675 votes. Chumbhale got 2,229 votes while Ughanda could manage only 1,554 votes.

Voting for the by-election was held here yesterday. The voters turnout was 64 per cent as only 4,506 exercised their franchise out of the total 7,085 voters.

Election was necessitated in the ward due to the resignation of Shiv Sena candidate, Vishnu Pawar, who had defeated Chumbhale in the NMC elections held six months ago.


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