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
Website
www.bahujanvikasaghadi.com

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 Aaghadi won the Palghar seat and Baliram Jadhav became the first member of parliament from the party.

Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi was not able to retain the seat & drew blank in 16th Lok Sabha election as Baliram Jadhav lost to BJP's Chintaman Vanga.

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election[edit]

In 2009 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi bagged 2 seats Boisar where Vilas Tare & Nalasopara where Kshitij Thakur won the election.

In 2014 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, Bahujan Vikas Aghadi increased its tally to 3 seats form Boisar where Vilas Tare & Nalasopara where Kshitij Thakur & Vasai where Hitendra Thakur won the election. Kshitij Thakur was suspended from assembly for beating an onduty constable.[3]

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.

Many of the corporators are involved in criminal activities. This include murder , women molestations, etc.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  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. 
  3. ^ "Maharashtra: Five MLAs suspended for beating up policeman". News18. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Bahujan Vikas Aghadi leader, son held for murder of kin - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  5. ^ "Neta booked for molesting two women, uploading pics - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 
  6. ^ "Youth leader of BVA held for molesting woman in Naigaon - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-07-27. 

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