1978 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election

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1978 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election

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All 288 seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
145 seats needed for a majority
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Party INC JP INC(I)
Last election 222 New New
Seats won 69 99 62

Maharashtra State Assembly election, 1978 was held in Indian state of Maharashtra in 1978, to elect the 288 members to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly,[1] Congress factions (u) and (i) formed the government

Results

Summary of results of the Maharashtra State Assembly election, 1978[1]
Political Party
No. of candidates
No. of elected
Number of Votes
% of Votes
Seat change
Janata Party 215 99 5,701,399 27.99% Increase 99
Indian National Congress 259 69 5,159,828 25.33% Decrease 159
Indian National Congress (Indira) 203 62 3,735,308 18.34% Increase 62
Peasants and Workers Party of India 88 13 1,129,172 5.54% Increase 6
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 12 9 345,008 1.69% Increase 8
All India Forward Bloc 6 3 166,497 0.82% Increase 1
Republican Party of India 25 2 215,487 1.06% Steady
Republican Party of India (Khobragade) 23 2 287,533 1.41% Increase 2
Communist Party of India 48 1 301,056 1.48% Decrease 1
Independents 894 28 2,864,023 14.06% Increase 5
Total 1819 288 20,367,221 100%

Elected members

Constituency Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
Member Party
Sawantwadi None Mathkar Jayanand Shivram Janata Party
Vengurla None Kinalkar Pundlik Atmaram Janata Party
Malvan None Dalvi Yashwant Babaji Janata Party
Devgad None Vasant Sadashiv Satam Janata Party
Rajapur None Hatankar Laxman Ranganath Janata Party
Ratnagiri None Sau. Abhyankar Kusumtai Ramchandra Janata Party
Sangameshwar None Jagannathrao Jadhav Janata Party
Guhagar None Natu Dr. Shridhar Dattatray Janata Party
Chiplun None Shinde Rajaram Keshav Janata Party
Khed None Bhosle Amrutrao Ganpatrao Janata Party
Dapoli None Sakpal Gangaram Daulat Janata Party
Mahad None Purohit Nana Alias Digambar Vinayak Janata Party
Shriwardhan None Ukaye A. Shakur A. Karim Janata Party
Mangaon None Ram Vithhal Mahalunge Indian National Congress
Pen None A.t.patil Indian National Congress
Alibag None Datta Patil Peasants and Workers Party of India
Panvel None Dattatraya Narayan Patil Peasants and Workers Party of India
Khalapur None Patil Balkrishna Limbaji Indian National Congress
Colaba None Ranjit Bhanu Janata Party
Umarkhadi None Chorwadwala Abdulkadar Ibrahim Janata Party
Mumbadevi None Parikh Mohanlal Pranlal Janata Party
Khetwadi None Khan Khaleeq Ahmed Janata Party
Opera House None Mehta Jayawantiben Navinchandra Janata Party
Malbar Hill None Balvant A.desai Janata Party
Chinchpokli None Kaviskar Suhas Tulaji Independent
Nagpada None Jamkhanawala Mohammad Ishaq Abedin Janata Party
Mazgaon None Kamat Dinanath Gajanan Janata Party
Parel None Vasu Desai Janata Party
Shivadi None Kamble Devidas Pundlik Independent
Worli None Kurane Pralhad Krushna Communist Party of India
Naigaum None N.k. Savant Janata Party
Dadar None Hemachandra Shankar Gupte Janata Party
Matunga None Kohli Sohansingh Jodhsingh Janata Party
Mahim None Pinto Frederick Michael Janata Party
Dharavi SC Satyendra More Communist Party of India
Vandre None Varde Sadanand Shankar Janata Party
Kherwadi None Ramdas Nayak Janata Party
Vileparle None Pranlal Vora Janata Party
Amboli None Ramesh Sheth Janata Party
Santacruz None Sinha Shobhanath Ramgajdhar Janata Party
Andheri None Nilkant Samant Janata Party
Goregaon None Samant Padmakar Balkrishna Janata Party
Malad None Kamal Desai Janata Party
Kandivali None Upadhyaya Hasmukhbhai Vasantray Janata Party
Borivali None Ram Naik Janata Party
Trombay None S.balakrishnan Republican Party of India
Chembur None Adwani Hashu Parasram Janata Party
Nehrunagar None Liyaqat Husain Ibarat Husain Janata Party
Kurla None Khan Shamsul Haq Janata Party
Ghatkopar None Parekh Jayantilal Gambhirdas Janata Party
Bhandup None Sanzgiri Prabhakar Pandurang Communist Party of India
Mulund None Patwardhan Prabhakar Ramchandar Janata Party
Thane None Koli Gajanan Motiram Janata Party
Belapur None Bhoir Gautam Posha Janata Party
Ulhasnagar None Harchandani Sitaldas Khub Chand Janata Party
Ambernath None Patil Jagannath Shivram Janata Party
Kalyan None Kapse Ramchandra Ganesh Janata Party
Murbad None Gholap Shantaram Gopal Indian National Congress
Wada ST Wani Somnath Rama Janata Party
Bhiwandi None Taware Parshuram Dhondu Independent
Vasai None Choudhari Pandharinath Raghunath Janata Party
Palghar ST Arjun Kakadya Shingade Janata Party
Dahanu ST Chavan Shankar Marya Communist Party of India
Jawhar ST Kurhada Barkya Lakhya Communist Party of India
Shahapur ST Telam Krishnakant Ramachandra Peasants and Workers Party of India
Igatpuri ST Wagh Bhau Sakru Indian National Congress
Nashik None Upadhye Vasant Ganesh Janata Party
Deolali SC Ahire Baburao Soma (babla) Independent
Sinnar None Gadakh Suryabhan Sukhdeo Independent
Niphad None Patil Vinayakrao Pudlikrao Indian National Congress
Yevla None Patil Janardan Deoram Independent
Nandgaon None Nahar Kanhiyalal Chunilal Independent
Malegaon None Nehal Ahmed Md. Usman Janata Party
Dabhadi None Hiray Baliram Vaman Indian National Congress
Chandwad None Dawakhar Kisanrao Damodar Janata Party
Dindori ST Gaikwad Bhagawant Dharmaji Indian National Congress
Surgana ST Gavit Jiva Pandu Communist Party of India
Kalvan ST Pawar Arjun Tulsiram Indian National Congress
Baglan ST Pawar Laxman Totram Indian National Congress
Sakri ST Malusare Sukram Bhurya Indian National Congress
Nawapur ST Vasave Zina Samya Indian National Congress
Nandurbar ST Valvi Ramesh Panya Indian National Congress
Talode ST Dilavarsing Padvi Janata Party
Akrani ST Jadhav Shankar Fugara Janata Party
Shahade None Rawal Jaydevsinh Jaysinh Indian National Congress
Shirpur None Pralhadrao Madhavrao Patil Janata Party
Sindkheda None Shisode Madhukarrao Dipchand Independent
Kusumba None Patil Rohidas Chudaman Indian National Congress
Dhule None Khopade Kisanrao Manikrao Indian National Congress
Chalisgaon SC Chavan Dinkar Diwan Indian National Congress
Parola None Uttamrao Patil Janata Party
Amalner None Patil Gulabrao Wamanrao Janata Party
Chopda None Chaudhari Madhavrao Kautik Janata Party
Erandol None Patil Mahendrasinh Dharmsinh Janata Party
Jalgaon None Jain Ishwarlal Shankarlal Indian National Congress
Pachora None Wagh Onkar Narayan Janata Party
Jamner None Garud Gajananrao Raghunathrao Independent
Bhusawal None Bhole Devidas Namdeo Indian National Congress
Yaval None Choudhari Sindhu Parth Janata Party
Raver None Choudhari M.d. Indian National Congress
Edlabad None Pratibha Devising Patil Indian National Congress
Malkapur None Wankhade Arjun Awdhut Janata Party
Buldhana None Patil Shivajirao Bhiku Indian National Congress
Chikhli None Bondre Janardan Dattuappa Indian National Congress
Sindkhedraja None Kharat Jayawantrao Kaluji Indian National Congress
Mehkar None Saoji Subodh Kesh Keshaosa Indian National Congress
Khamgaon None Phundkar Pandurang Pundlik Janata Party
Jalamb None Dhokane Tulshiram Pandhari Peasants and Workers Party of India
Akot None Gangane Sudhakar Ramkrushna Indian National Congress
Borgaon Manju None Apotikar Manikrao Ramchandra Indian National Congress
Akola None Khan Mohammad Azhar Hussain Indian National Congress
Balapur None Gujarathi Prakashchandra Alias Banduseth Nattulal Indian National Congress
Medshi None Shinde Vitthalrao Kondji Indian National Congress
Washim SC Wankhede Bhaurao Nagorao Indian National Congress
Mangrulpir None Patil Anantkumar Kishanrao Peasants and Workers Party of India
Murtijapur None Thakare Dhyandeorao Mukundrao Indian National Congress
Karanja None Arvind Kamlkar Deshmukh All India Forward Bloc
Daryapur None Bobade Shankarrao Krushnarao All India Forward Bloc
Melghat ST Patel Ramu Mhatang Indian National Congress
Achalpur None Bhokare Waman Rajirao Independent
Morshi None Ande Manadeorao Sadashio Indian National Congress
Teosa None Thakur Chandrakant Ramchandra Independent
Walgaon None Sable Bhau Bapurao Indian National Congress
Amravati None Bhuyar Surendra Chhatrapal Indian National Congress
Badnera None Yadao Mangaldas Bholaram Indian National Congress
Chandur None Savalakhe Sudhakar Ramchandra Indian National Congress
Arvi None Chudiwala Shivchand Gowardhandas Independent
Pulgaon None Sow Pradha Rao Indian National Congress
Wardha None Shende Pramod Bhauraoji Indian National Congress
Hinganghat None Kolhe Deoraoji Zolbaji Indian National Congress
Umred None Dakate Purushottam Mansaram Indian National Congress
Kamptee None Bhosle Tajsingrao Rajelaxmanrao Indian National Congress
Nagpur North SC Dongare Suryakant Jogobaji Republican Party of India
Nagpur East None Purohit Banwarilal Bhagwandas Indian National Congress
Nagpur South None Vanjari Govindrao Marotrao Indian National Congress
Nagpur Central None Surve Bhausaheb Sitaram Indian National Congress
Nagpur West None Mulak Bhaurao Govindrao Indian National Congress
Kalmeshwar None Gaikwad Bhagvantrao Manikrao All India Forward Bloc
Katol None Mankar Mukundrao Govindrao Indian National Congress
Savner None Naik Ramji Chiman Indian National Congress
Ramtek None Mahajan Gunderao Fakiraji Indian National Congress
Tumsar None Karemore Subhaschandra Narayanrao Indian National Congress
Bhandara None Dube Vithalprasad Sitaram Indian National Congress
Adyar None Tighare Vithalrao Sakharamji Indian National Congress
Tirora SC Wasnik Laxminarayan Ganpat Indian National Congress
Gondia None Bajpayee Kajkumari Gopalnarayan Indian National Congress
Goregaon None Nagpure Girijashankarsinh Hemrajsinh Indian National Congress
Amgaon None Shiwankar Mahadeorao Sukaji Janata Party
Sakoli None Bedarkar Madukar Tulshiramji Indian National Congress
Lakhandur None Bhaiya Hirala Nathmalji Indian National Congress
Armori ST Narnaware Dinaji Vithobaji Independent
Gadchiroli ST Madavi Dewaji Tanu Indian National Congress
Sironcha ST Meshram Bhagwanshaha Jiwanshaha Independent
Rajura None Musale Baburao Janardhan Janata Party
Chandrapur None Pugliya Nareskumar Chunnalal Indian National Congress
Saoli None Bhandekar Deorao Bhayyaji Indian National Congress
Brahmapuri None Bhendarkar Baburao Shrawanji Indian National Congress
Chimur None Sonwane Adkuji Shiwaji Indian National Congress
Bhadrawati None Nilkanthrao Yeshwantrao Shinde Indian National Congress
Wani None Panghate Bapurao Harbaji Indian National Congress
Ralegaon ST Dhurve Sudhakarrao Bakaramji Indian National Congress
Kelapur ST Masram Lakhuji Marotrao Indian National Congress
Yavatmal None Dhote Jambuwantrao Baparao Independent
Darwha None Mandhana Harinarayan Rameshwar Independent
Digras None Yemadwar Nanasaheb Narayanrao Independent
Pusad None Naik Sudhakarrao Rajusing Indian National Congress
Umarkhed None Deosarkar Anantrao Apparao Indian National Congress
Kinwat None Rathod Uttamrao Baliramji Indian National Congress
Hadgaon None Pawar Niwruttirao Mahadji Janata Party
Nanded None Noorallah Khan Bismillah Khan Janata Party
Mudkhed None Chandrakant Govindrao Maski Janata Party
Bhokar None Chavan Shankarrao Bhaurao Independent
Biloli None Patne Gangadhar Mahalappa Janata Party
Mukhed SC Ghate Madhukarrao Rangojirao Independent
Kandhar None Kurude Gurunathrao Manikrao Peasants and Workers Party of India
Gangakhed SC Gaikwad Dnyanoba Hari Peasants and Workers Party of India
Singnapur None Gawli Uttamrao Abaji Indian National Congress
Parbhani None Jamkar Raosaheb Bapusaheb Indian National Congress
Basmath None Deshmukh Panditrao Ramrao Janata Party
Kalamnuri None Maske Vithalrao Champatrao Communist Party of India
Hingoli None Galande Dagdu Yeshwantrao Janata Party
Jintur None Rathi Gulabchand Nandlaji Peasants and Workers Party of India
Pathri None Nakhate Sakharam Golpalrao Indian National Congress
Partur None Borade Ramprasadji Vithalrao Indian National Congress
Ambad None Bapusaheb Sakharam Solunke Janata Party
Jalna None Kisanrao Pandharnath Bhise Indian National Congress
Badnapur None Kolkar Shankarrao Limbajirao Indian National Congress
Bhokardan None Vithalrao Ramsing Patil Janata Party
Sillod None Gadekar Namdeo Balwantrao Janata Party
Kannad None Patil T. S. Janata Party
Vaijapur None Uttamrao Keshavrao Patwari (bhalerao) Janata Party
Gangapur None Laxman Eknath Manal Indian National Congress
Aurangabad West None Abdul Azim Indian National Congress
Aurangabad East None Gawande Rambhau Eknath Janata Party
Paithan None Bhaurao Abaji Thorat Janata Party
Georai None Pandit Shivajirao Ankushrao Indian National Congress
Manjlegaon None Solanke Sunderrao Abasaheb Indian National Congress
Beed None Nawle Aadinath Limbaji Janata Party
Ashti None Jadhav Laxmanrao Vithoba Indian National Congress
Chausala None Kokate Baburao Narsingrao Indian National Congress
Kaij SC Satpute Bhaguji Niwarte Independent
Renapur None Munde Raghunath Venkatrao Indian National Congress
Ahmedpur None Deshmukh Kishanrao Nanasaheb Peasants and Workers Party of India
Udgir None Jadhav Balasaheb Kishanrao Indian National Congress
Her SC Kamble Trimbakrao Pandurang Independent
Latur None Patil Shivraj Vishwanath Indian National Congress
Kalamb SC Ghodke Kundlik Eknath Peasants and Workers Party of India
Paranda None Deshmukh Vasudeo Anandrao Janata Party
Osmanabad None Padamsingh Bajirao Patil Indian National Congress
Ausa None Sonvane Kesaav Rao Sitaram Indian National Congress
Nilanga None Patil Shivajirao Bhaurao Indian National Congress
Omerga None Chalukya Bhaskarrao Shivram Pant Indian National Congress
Tuljapur None Khapale Manikrao Bhimrao Peasants and Workers Party of India
Akkalkot None Patel Inayatalli Imamsaheb Janata Party
South Solapur None Devkate Anandrao Narayan Indian National Congress
Solapur City South None Rone Bhimrao Laxmanrao Janata Party
Solapur City North None Adam Narsayya Narayan Communist Party of India
North Solapur SC Shinde Sushilkumar Sambajirao Indian National Congress
Mangalvedhe SC Kamble Nivrutti Satwaji Republican Party of India
Mohol None Patil Shahajirao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Barshi None Deshmukh Krishnarao Nanasaheb Indian National Congress
Madha None Parbat Krishnarao Kondiba Independent
Pandharpur None Patil Audumbar Kondiba Indian National Congress
Sangole None Deshmukh Ganpatrao Annasaheb Peasants and Workers Party of India
Malshiras None Pati Shamrao Bhimrao Janata Party
Karmala None Jagtap Namdeorao Mahadeorao Indian National Congress
Karjat SC Kamble Bajirao Dashrath Republican Party of India
Shrigonda None Nagwade Shivajirao Narayanrao Indian National Congress
Ahmednagar South None Kumar Saptarshi Janata Party
Ahmednagar North None Shelke Maruti Deoram Independent
Pathardi None Dhakane Babanrao Dadaba Janata Party
Sheogaon None Langhe Vakilrao Baburao Communist Party of India
Shrirampur None Adik Govindrao Wamanrao Indian National Congress
Shirdi None Ghogare Chandrabhan Bhausaheb Indian National Congress
Kopargaon None Kolhe Shankarrao Genuji Indian National Congress
Rahuri None Pawar Kashinanth Laxman Indian National Congress
Parner None Kale Shankarrao Deoram Indian National Congress
Sangamner None Thorat Bhausaheb Santuji Indian National Congress
Nagar-akola ST Bhangare Yashawantrao Sakharam Indian National Congress
Junnar None Krishnarao Mundhe Indian National Congress
Ambegaon None Kale B. D. Indian National Congress
Khed-alandi None Kandge Ram Janardan Indian National Congress
Maval None Bhegade Krishnarao Dhondiaba Indian National Congress
Mulshi None Mate Namdev Ramkrishanrao Indian National Congress
Haveli None Phuge Sopan Tukaram Janata Party
Bopodi None L. T. Sawant Independent
Shivajinagar None Naik Shanti Narayan Janata Party
Parvati SC Subhash Sarvagod Janata Party
Kasba Peth None Lele Arvind Dattatraya Janata Party
Bhavani Peth None Bhai Vaidya Janata Party
Pune Cantonment None Tupe Vithal Baburao Janata Party
Shirur None Daundkar Baburao Bhausaheb Janata Party
Daund None Takavane Rajaram Bajirao Janata Party
Indapur None Patil Sahkarrao Bajirao Indian National Congress
Baramati None Pawar Sharadchandra Govindrao Indian National Congress
Purandhar None Dada Jadhavrao Janata Party
Bhor None Jedhe Sampatrao Ramchandra Independent
Phaltan None Vijaysinh Alias Shivajiraje Malojirao Naik Nimbalkar Janata Party
Man SC Sonavane Vishnu Tatoba Indian National Congress
Khatav None Patil Keshavrao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Koregaon None Jagtap Shankarrao Chimaji Indian National Congress
Wai None Bhosale Prataprao Baburao Indian National Congress
Jaoli None Bnilare Bhiku Daji Indian National Congress
Satara None Raje Bhonsale Ahbayasinh Shahumaharaj Janata Party
Patan None Desai Daulatrao Shripatrao Janata Party
Karad North None Pawar Keshvrao Pataloji Peasants and Workers Party of India
Karad South None Mohite Yeshwantrao Jijaba Indian National Congress
Shirala None Deshmukh Shivajirao Bapusaheb Independent
Walva None Shinde Vilasrao Bhausaheb Indian National Congress
Bhilwadi Wangi None Chavan Sampatrao Annasaheb Indian National Congress
Sangli None Patil Vasantrao Banduji Indian National Congress
Miraj None Shinde Mohanrao Alias Ramsing Ganpatrao Indian National Congress
Tasgaon None Patil Dinkarrao Krishnaji Indian National Congress
Khanapur Atpadi None Salunkhe Sahajirao Ganapatrao Indian National Congress
Kavathe Mahankal None Patil Vithal Shripati Indian National Congress
Jat SC Sohani Jayant Ishwar Indian National Congress
Shirol None Kumbhar Ratnappa Bharamappa Indian National Congress
Ichalkaranji None Patil Shivagonda Pirgonda Communist Party of India
Vadgaon SC Mane Nanasaheb Shantaram Janata Party
Shahuwadi None Gaikwad Udaysingrao Nanasaheb Indian National Congress
Panhala None Patil Yeshwant Eknath Indian National Congress
Sangrul None Bondre Shripatrao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Radhanagari None Jadhav Dinkarrao Bhahusaheb Indian National Congress
Kolhapur None Sabnis Ravindra Ramchandra Janata Party
Karvir None Patil Rajaram Babaji Indian National Congress
Kagal None Ghatge Vikram Sinha Jaysingrao Independent
Gadhinglaj None Chali Shivling Shivyogi Indian National Congress
Chandgad None Patil Vithalrao Bhairu Independent

References

  1. ^ a b "Key Highlights of General Election, 1978 to the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra, Election Commission of India".Key Highlights of General Election, 1978 to the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra, Election Commission of India ([1])