Shirdi Assembly Constituency Result: With only five candidates in the fray for the Shirdi assembly seat, BJP's Radhakrishna Eknathrao Vikhe Patil has won by defeating Congress' Thorat Suresh Jagannath with a margin of 86235 votes. With 45159 votes, Congress' Thorat Suresh Jagannath lost the seat.
With the other 287 assembly constituencies in Maharashtra, Shirdi went on for polling on October 21.
Former Congress leader Patil, who had joined BJP, defeated Shiv Sena’s Abhay Dattatraya Shelke Patil with a margin of over 34,000 votes in 2014 assembly elections.
BJP is contesting 164 of 288 seats in Maharashtra assembly, whereas the NCP and Congress are fighting on 125 seats each. Shiv Sena is fighting on 124 seats on its quota.
In 2014 Maharashtra assembly elections, BJP emerged as the single largest party winning 122 seats. The Shiv Sena, which contested alone, came second with 63 seats. The Congress and NCP bagged 42 and 41 seats respectively.