No Indian has anywhere near as much scope to change the destiny of other Indians as an elected representative in government. So like it or hate it, we have to take our netas and elections seriously. The assembly elections (Vidhan Sabha) for the state of Maharashtra in India are upon us and 13th Oct 09 is voting day. My vote lies in the Shivajinagar constituency in Pune. So here’s my analysis of the top 3 contenders for the ShivajiNagar seat in Pune city. I do not think I have any deep rooted party loyalties and my choice of party in past elections has varied based on the quality of the candidate. I am attempting to provide my analysis of the candidates & not their parties. Also I do not claim to be unbiased, so please apply your judgement. Read more
The final vote count for the Pune Loksabha election is now available. Sitting MP, Suresh Kalmadi of the Congress has managed to retain the Pune seat by a margin of about 25000 votes.
- Kalmadi Suresh (Winner) INC 279897 votes
- Anil Shirole BJP 254150 votes
- Shirole Ranjeet Shrikant MNS 75885 votes
- D S K Alias D.s.kulkarni BSP 62963 votes
- Arun Bhatia PG 30329 votes Read more
Candidates contesting for the Pune Loksabha seat in India’s General Elections 2009. Read more