Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi

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Bahujan Vikas Aaghaadi
Chairperson Hitendra Thakur
Lok Sabha leader n/a
Rajya Sabha leader n/a
Headquarters Virar, Maharashtra
ECI Status Registered Party[1]
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 243

Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (Marathi: बहुजन विकास आघाडी) (Majority Development Front) is a political party in Maharashtra, India.

Formerly, it was known as Vasai Vikas Aghadi but it was renamed later. BVA is based amongst the vadaval community. The party leader is Hitendra Thakur, a former Independent candidate and current member of the Maharashtra legislative assembly.

Baliram Sukur Jadhav of the BVA, backed by Hitendra Thakur, was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 and declared unconditional support to the UPA government.[2]

Election History[edit]

General Election[edit]

In 2009, 15th Lok Sabha election, Bahujan Vikas Aghadi won the Palghar (Lok Sabha constituency) seat and Baliram Jadhav became the first member of parliament from the party. Bahujan Vikas Aghadi was not able to retain the seat & drew blank in Indian general election, 2014 as Baliram Jadhav lost to Chintaman Vanga.

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election[edit]

In 2009 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, Bahujan Vikas Aghadi bagged 2 seats Boisar were Vilas Tare & Nalasopara were Kshitij Thakur won the election. In 2014 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, Bahujan Vikas Aghadi increased its tally to 3 seats form Boisar were Vilas Tare & Nalasopara were Kshitij Thakur & Vasai were Hitendra Thakur won the election.

Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation[edit]

In 2015, The BVA swept the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation polls by winning 106 seats. Vasai elected its first woman Mayor, Pravina Thakur representing the Bahujan Vikas Aghadi. Pravina Thakur is also wife of Hitendra Thakur, MLA from Vasai.


  1. ^ "List of Politicawastel Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Marpakwar, Prafulla (22 May 2009). "CM okays plan for civic body in Virar belt". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-06-01. 

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