Maharashtra polls: No of women candidates decline

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Maharashtra polls: No of women candidates decline

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Several women leaders in Maharashtra are contesting the Vidhan Sabha polls but in terms of numbers the representation has reduced. This time 235 women are contesting of which only 39 are from the four mainstream political parties - the BJP,  Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP. The BJP has fielded the maximum women candidates 17, followed by the Shiv Sena and the Congress, which have fielded eight each, and the NCP six.

Click here to read the full article published by Deccan Herald on 16 October 2019.



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