With 41.03 per cent vote share, Shiv Sena's Yamini Yashwant Jadhav wins the 2019 Maharashtra Assembly Election from Byculla seat, leaving behind Congress candidate Anna Madhu Chavan. Jadhav has defeated Chavan by 20023 votes. She secured 51180 votes while Chavan got 24139 votes.
The incumbent AIMIM MLA Waris Yusuf Pathan who is seeking re-election from Byculla assembly constituency has managed to secure 31157 votes.
In 2014 Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Advocate Pathan won in this seat by defeating the BJP candidate by a margin of 1357 votes. AIMIM in last assembly elections had a vote share of 20.32 per cent.
While in 2009, Congress' Chavan Madhukar Balkrishna won in this seat by defeating the MNS candidate by a margin of 9104 votes. Congress had a vote share of 31.22 per cent.
The key candidates other than Waris Yusuf Pathan and Yamini Jadhav are Kripashankar Rammurat Jaiswar of Bahujan Samaj Party, Madhukar Balkrishna Chavan of Congress, Indian Union Muslim League's Abdul Hamid Shaikh.
Three independent candidates are contesting elections for Byculla assembly seat.
A total of 11 candidates are in the fray for Byculla assembly constituency, which has a Muslim population of more than 50 per cent. Byculla assembly constituency went for polling on October 21. The counting of votes has begun.