Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi
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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.
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
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
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.
- "List of Politicawastel Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013" (PDF). India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
- 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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