Kolhapur, Oct 16 (GCCurrentAffairs) Kolhapur in Maharashtra is witnessing a neck and neck contest in all ten constituencies of the district.
The election has become interesting following revolt by BJP leaders in five Assembly constituencies,
as these seats have gone to Shiv Sena in seat distribution.
Of the ten, Shiv Sena is contesting on eight seats and the BJP on two.
Even the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is facing a problem, as in two constituencies Radhanagari and Chandgad, their rebel candidates are contesting against official party nominees.
A total 106 candidates, including 52 independents, are in the fray for ten Assembly constituencies.
Party breakup in district is as follows: Congress-NCP, NCP- three, SS-8, BJP-2, CPI, Peasants and workers Party(PWP) and Tararani Party-one each, BSP-10, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi-9.
In 2014 elections, SS had won six seats, BJP two and NCP two, while Congress party had failed to open its account.