With 14 other candidates in the fray, Bhartiya Janta Party leader and incumbent MLA Vijaykumar Deshmukh, who was seeking re-election has won the Solapur City North seat by a margin of 73068 votes.
Solapur City North Constituency: Key Candidates
Anand Baburao Chandanshive of Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi secured 23386 and lost the seat. Meanwhile, Congress' Manohar Ganpat Sapate lost the seat with 19142 votes. Bahujan Samaj Party has fielded Namdeo Tukaram Raste and Atish Mohan Bansode has contested the election on AIMIM's ticket.
Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi has fielded Anand Baburao Chandanshive, Khandu Bhimrao Dhade is contesting on the Ambedkarite Party of India's ticket. Sambhaji Brigade Party gave its ticket for Solapur North seat to Somnath Vijay Raut.
Solapur City North Constituency: 2014 and 2009 Maharashtra assembly election result
In the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly elections, Deshmukh won with the vote share of 56.39 per cent. He defeated NCP's candidate with a margin of 68878 votes.
Whereas in 2009 Maharashtra elections as well BJP's Deshmukh has emerged as the winner of Solapur North seat by defeating Congress' candidate with a margin of 10090 votes. BJP had a vote of 45.58 per cent.
Solapur North recorded the polling percentage of 52.46 per cent. The constituency had a total of 268 polling stations. Maharashtra went on polling for the 288 assembly seats on October 21.