1985 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election

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1985 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Elections
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  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Leader Vasantdada Patil Sharad Pawar
Party INC IC(S) JP
Leader's seat Sangli Baramati
Seats before 186 17
Seats won 161 54 20
Seat change Decrease 25 Increase 54 Increase 3

  Fourth party
 
Party BJP
Seats won 16
Seat change Increase 2

Maharashtra State Assembly election, 1985 was held in Indian state of Maharashtra in March 1985, to elect 288 members to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.[1]

Results

Indian National Congress won majority seats in the Assembly, Vasantdada Patil became Chief Minister. Shankarrao Chimaji Jagatap became Speaker of the Legislative Assembly. Sharad Pawar became Leader of the Opposition.[2]

Summary of results of the Maharashtra State Assembly election, 1985[1]
Political Party
No. of candidates
No. of elected
Number of Votes
% of Votes
Seat change
Indian National Congress 287 161 9,522,556 43.41% Decrease 25
Indian National Congress (Socialist) 126 54 3,790,850 17.28% Increase 54
Janata Party 61 20 1,618,101 7.38% Increase 20
Bharatiya Janata Party 67 16 1,590,351 7.25% Increase 2
Peasants and Workers Party of India 29 13 825,949 3.77% Increase 4
Communist Party of India 31 2 202,790 0.92% Steady
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 14 2 174,350 0.79% Steady
Independents 1506 20 3,836,390 17.49% Increase 10
Total 2230 288 21,934,742

Region-wise Results

Region Total seats Indian National Congress Indian National Congress (S) Bharatiya Janata Party Janata Party Others
Western Maharashtra 70 22 31 5 1 1
Vidarbha 62 51 4 7
Marathwada 46 33 10 2
Thane+Konkan 39 18 2 1
Mumbai 36 15 1 1
North Maharashtra 35 22 6 3
Total[3] 288 161 54 20 16

Elected members

Constituency Reserved for
(SC/ST/None)
Member Party
Sawantwadi None Shivaram Sawant Bhonsle Indian National Congress
Vengurla None Pushpasen Sawant Janata Party
Malvan None Prabhugaokar Bapusahed Indian National Congress
Devgad None Appa Gogate Bharatiya Janata Party
Rajapur None Hatankar Laxman Rangnath Indian National Congress
Ratnagiri None Shivajirao Jadyar Indian National Congress
Sangameshwar None Musa Alli Modak Indian National Congress
Guhagar None Natu Shridhar Dattatray Bharatiya Janata Party
Chiplun None Joshi Nishikani Madhao Indian National Congress
Khed None T. B. Kadam Indian National Congress
Dapoli None Chandrakant Mokal Indian National Congress
Mahad None Shantaram Philse Janata Party
Shriwardhan None A. R. Antulay Independent
Mangaon None Nilkanth Janardhan Sawant Peasants and Workers Party of India
Pen None Mohan Patil Peasants and Workers Party of India
Alibag None Datta Patil Peasants and Workers Party of India
Panvel None Patil Dattatray Narayan Peasants and Workers Party of India
Khalapur None Raut Sumant Rajaram Peasants and Workers Party of India
Colaba None Patrawala Mapazban Jal Indian National Congress
Umarkhadi None Chandrika P. Kenia Indian National Congress
Mumbadevi None Kapadia Lalit Jamnadas Indian National Congress
Khetwadi None Sharma Prem Kumar Shankardat Bharatiya Janata Party
Opera House None Chandrashekhar Prabhu Indian National Congress
Malbar Hill None B. A. Desai Indian National Congress
Chinchpokli None Annasaheb Alias B. D. Zute Indian National Congress
Nagpada None Syed Ahmed Indian National Congress
Mazgaon None Chhagan Bhujbal Independent
Parel None Sharad Khatu Independent
Shivadi None Dadu Santu Atyalkar Independent
Worli None Vinita Datta Samant Independent
Naigaum None Vilas Vishnu Sawant Indian National Congress
Dadar None Sharayu G. Thakoor Indian National Congress
Matunga None Subramanian V. Indian National Congress
Mahim None Sham Shetty Indian National Congress
Dharavi SC Eknath M. Gaikwad Indian National Congress
Vandre None Qureshi Shamim Rashid Indian National Congress
Kherwadi None Chandurkar Janardan Indian National Congress
Vileparle None Hans Bhugra Indian National Congress
Amboli None Baldev Khosa Indian National Congress
Santacruz None C. D. Ommachen Indian National Congress
Andheri None Ramesh Dube Indian National Congress
Goregaon None Gore Mirnal Keshav Janata Party
Malad None Datta (d. N.) Chaulkar Indian National Congress
Kandivali None Chandrakant Gosalia Indian National Congress
Borivali None Ram Naik Bharatiya Janata Party
Trombay None Javed Khan Indian National Congress
Chembur None Parihar Parvati Laxmnarain Indian National Congress
Nehrunagar None Kaka Thorat Indian National Congress
Kurla None D'silva Selin Indian National Congress
Ghatkopar None Virendra Bakshi Indian National Congress
Bhandup None Shekerkar Waman Ramchandra Indian National Congress
Mulund None Patil Dinanath Bama Indian National Congress
Thane None Kanti Koli Indian National Congress
Belapur None Gouri Janaradhan Shanta Ram Indian National Congress
Ulhasnagar None Harchandani Sitaldas Khubchand Bharatiya Janata Party
Ambernath None Patil Nakul Pundalik Indian National Congress
Kalyan None Kapse Ramchandra Ganesh Bharatiya Janata Party
Murbad None Gotiram Padu Pawar Indian National Congress
Wada ST Govari Shanker Aba Indian National Congress
Bhiwandi None Taware Parasharam Dhondu Janata Party
Vasai None Gonsalves Dominic John Janata Party
Palghar ST Valvi Vishnu Gopal Indian National Congress
Dahanu ST Nam Shankar Sakharam Indian National Congress
Jawhar ST Kom Lahanu Shidawa Communist Party of India
Shahapur ST Barora Mahadu Nago Indian Congress
Igatpuri ST Zole Shivram Shankar Indian Congress
Nashik None Aher Daulatrao Sonuji Bharatiya Janata Party
Deolali SC Donde Bhikchand Haribhau Bharatiya Janata Party
Sinnar None Dighole Tukaram Sakharam Indian Congress
Niphad None Mogal Malojirao Sadashiv Indian Congress
Yevla None Pawar Marotirao Narayan Indian Congress
Nandgaon None Gaikwad Madharao Bayaji Communist Party of India
Malegaon None Nihal Ahmed Molavi Mo. Usman Janata Party
Dabhadi None Hiray Pushpatai Vyakatarao Indian Congress
Chandwad None Kasliwal Jayachand Deepchand Bharatiya Janata Party
Dindori ST Harishankar Mahale Janata Party
Surgana ST Gavit Jeeva Pandu Communist Party of India
Kalvan ST Bahiram Kashinath Narayan Indian Congress
Baglan ST Gangurde Runja Punjaram Indian Congress
Sakri ST Govindrao Shivram Chaudhary Bharatiya Janata Party
Nawapur ST Naik Shurupsing Hirya Indian National Congress
Nandurbar ST Indrasing Diwansing Vasave Indian National Congress
Talode ST Arjunsing Pirsing Valvi Indian National Congress
Akrani ST Pawara Rameshbhai Thikya Indian National Congress
Shahade None Annasaheb P. K. Patil Janata Party
Shirpur None Patil Sambhaji Hiraman Janata Party
Sindkheda None Rajaput Mangalsing Nimaji Alias Thansing Jibhau Independent
Kusumba None Patil Dattatray Waman Indian National Congress
Dhule None Shalini Sudhakar Borase Indian National Congress
Chalisgaon SC Changare Vasudevrao Apuram Indian Congress
Parola None Vasantrao Jivanrao More Indian Congress
Amalner None Amrutrao Vamanrao Patil Indian National Congress
Chopda None Gujarathi Arunlal Goverdhandas Indian Congress
Erandol None Wagh Parubhai Chandrabhan Indian National Congress
Jalgaon None Jain Sureshkumar Bhikamchand Indian Congress
Pachora None Wagh Onkar Narayan Janata Party
Jamner None Babusing Dagadusing Rathod Indian National Congress
Bhusawal None Chaudhari Dagadu Kashiram Janata Party
Yaval None Mahajan Jivaram Tikaram Indian National Congress
Raver None Gunwant Rambhau Sarode Bharatiya Janata Party
Edlabad None Jaware Haribhau Dagadu Indian Congress
Malkapur None Vasantrao Ramdas Shinde Indian National Congress
Buldhana None Patil Vithalrao Sonaji Indian National Congress
Chikhli None Bharat Rajabhau Bondre Indian Congress
Sindkhedraja None Kayande Totaram Tukaram Indian Congress
Mehkar None Saoji Subodh Keshao Independent
Khamgaon None Gawande Manikrao Pralhadrao Indian National Congress
Jalamb None Tapare Shradha Prabhakar Indian National Congress
Akot None Gangane Sudhakar Ramkrishna Indian National Congress
Borgaon Manju None Dhotre Vasantrao Ramrao Indian National Congress
Akola None Gaikwad Ramdas Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Balapur None Khotre Gowardhan Janadan Indian National Congress
Medshi None Zanak Subhashrao Ramrao Indian National Congress
Washim SC Kamble Bhimrao Haibati Indian National Congress
Mangrulpir None Rathod Devising Thawara Indian National Congress
Murtajapur None Suhas Bhagwantrao Tidke Indian National Congress
Karanja None Deshmukh Anantrao Vitthalrao Indian National Congress
Daryapur None Raosaheb Pandurang Hadole Indian National Congress
Melghat ST Patel Ramu Mhatang Indian National Congress
Achalpur None Deshmukh Sudam Alias Waman Dattaraya Independent
Morshi None Maukar Purushottam Gulab Indian National Congress
Teosa None Tasare Sharad Motiram Indian Congress
Walgaon None Varhade Anil Gopalrao Indian National Congress
Amravati None Shekhawat Devisingh Ramsingh Indian National Congress
Badnera None Meghe Ram Krushnarao Indian National Congress
Chandur None Sherekar Yashwant Gangaram Indian National Congress
Arvi None Kale Sharad Indian Congress
Pulgaon None Rao Prabhawati Indian National Congress
Wardha None Shende Pramod Bhauraoji Indian National Congress
Hinganghat None Vasant Bonde Indian Congress
Umred None Parate Shrawan Govindrao Indian Congress
Kamptee None Bhoyar Yadaorao Krishnarao Indian National Congress
Nagpur North SC Damuantibai Madhukar Deshbhratar Indian National Congress
Nagpur East None Avinash Pande Indian National Congress
Nagpur South None Ashok Shankar Dhawad Indian National Congress
Nagpur Central None Shoukat Raheman Qureshi Indian National Congress
Nagpur West None Avari Gev Mancharsha Indian National Congress
Kalmeshwar None Gaikwad Bhagwantrao Manikrao Indian National Congress
Katol None Shinde Sunil Alias Shivaji Shamraoji Indian Congress
Savner None Deshmukh Ranjeet Arvindbabu Indian National Congress
Ramtek None Hajare Pandurang Jairamji Janata Party
Tumsar None Ishwardayalji Mahipal Patle Janata Party
Bhandara None Anandrao Tukaram Wanjari Indian National Congress
Adyar None Shrungarpawar Vilas Vishwanath Indian National Congress
Tirora SC More Harish Ukandrao Indian Congress
Gondia None Bajpai Rajkumari Indian National Congress
Goregaon None Khushal Parasram Bopche Bharatiya Janata Party
Amgaon None Mahadeorao Sukaji Shionkar Bharatiya Janata Party
Sakoli None Katakwar Jayant Krushanmurari Indian National Congress
Lakhandur None Dhwathe Namdeorao Harbaji Bharatiya Janata Party
Armori ST Weekey Sukhdebbabu Pundlik Indian Congress
Gadchiroli ST Warkhade Hiraman Benduji Janata Party
Sironcha ST Atram Kumar Satyavanrao Raje Vishveshvarrao Independent
Rajura None Mamulkar Prabhakarrao Bapurao Indian National Congress
Chandrapur None Wankhede Shyam Gopalrao Indian National Congress
Saoli None Gaddamwar Waman Vistari Indian National Congress
Brahmapuri None Khanorkar Suresh Chintamanrao Indian Congress
Chimur None Bagde Bhujangrao Mukundrao Indian National Congress
Bhadrawati None Moreshwar Vithalrao Temurde Independent
Wani None Kale Namdeorao Narayanrao Communist Party of India
Ralegaon ST Uike Gulabrao Bajirao Indian National Congress
Kelapur ST Moghe Shivajirao Shivramji Indian National Congress
Yavatmal None Sadashiorao Thakre Indian National Congress
Darwha None Thakare Manikrao Govindrao Indian National Congress
Digras None Tajane Manasaheb Suryabhanji Indian National Congress
Pusad None Naik Sudhakarrao Rajusing Indian National Congress
Umarkhed None Deshmukh Bhimrao Apparao Indian National Congress
Kinwat None Pachpute Kishanrao Ghampatrao Indian National Congress
Hadgaon None Bapurao Patil Ashitkar Indian Congress
Nanded None Kamalkishor Kadam Indian Congress
Mudkhed None Deshmukh Sahebrao Sakojirao Indian National Congress
Bhokar None Babasheb Deshmukh Gorthekar Indian National Congress
Biloli None Kuntoorkar Gangadhar Rao Mohanrao Indian National Congress
Mukhed SC Chate Madhukarrao Rangojirao Indian National Congress
Kandhar None Keshavrao Shankarrao Dhondge Peasants and Workers Party of India
Gangakhed SC Gaikwad Dnyanoba Hari Peasants and Workers Party of India
Singnapur None Game Balasaheb Rajaramji Indian National Congress
Parbhani None Gavane Vijay Annasaheb Peasants and Workers Party of India
Basmath None Jadhav Munjaji Narayanrao Indian National Congress
Kalamnuri None Satav Rajanitai Shankerrao Indian National Congress
Hingoli None Shebrao Narayanrao Patil Goregaonkar Indian National Congress
Jintur None Duhgaonkar Ganeshrao Nagorao Indian National Congress
Pathri None Wadiker Digamberrao Sahebrao Indian Congress
Partur None Aakat Vajnathrao Yederao Indian Congress
Ambad None Vilas Vithalrao Kharat Indian National Congress
Jalna None Dayma Ramkishan Ramchandra Indian National Congress
Badnapur None Appasaheb Sheshrao Chavan Indian Congress
Bhokardan None Santoshrao Valuba Despute Indian National Congress
Sillod None Palodkar Manikrao Sandu Indian National Congress
Kannad None Kishore Patil Adhav Indian Congress
Vaijapur None Ramkrishna Jagnnath Patil Indian Congress
Gangapur None Kisanrao Kasane Indian Congress
Aurangabad West None Amnulla Motiawala Indian Congress
Aurangabad East None Haribhau Kishanrao Bagade Bharatiya Janata Party
Paithan None Chandrakant Ghodke Indian Congress
Georai None Pandit Shivajirao Ankushrao Indian Congress
Manjlegaon None Mohan Digambar Rao Solunke Indian Congress
Beed None Sirajuddin Safderali Deshmukh Indian National Congress
Ashti None Dhonde Bhimrao Anandrao Indian National Congress
Chausala None Patil Ashokrao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Kaij SC Satpute Bhaguji Nivartti Indian Congress
Renapur None Dound Panditrao Narayanrao Indian National Congress
Ahmedpur None Patil Ramchandrarao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Udgir None Jadhav Balasaheb Kishanrao Indian National Congress
Her SC Dharama Girjappa Sonkawade Indian National Congress
Latur None Deshmukh Vilasrao Dagdoji Indian National Congress
Kalamb SC Ghodke Kundlik Eknath Peasants and Workers Party of India
Paranda None Mote Maharudra Anandrao Indian Congress
Osmanabad None Padmasinha Bajirao Patil Indian Congress
Ausa None Jadhav Kisanrao Sampatrao Indian Congress
Nilanga None Patil Deelipkumar Shivajirao Indian National Congress
Omerga None Kazi A. Khalek A. Kadar Indian National Congress
Tuljapur None Khaple Manikrao Bhimrao Peasants and Workers Party of India
Akkalkot None Patil Mahadeo Kashiraya Indian National Congress
South Solapur None Anandrao Narayan Devakate Indian National Congress
Solapur City South None Yalgulwar Prakash Balkrishna Indian National Congress
Solapur City North None Chakote Baburao Channappa Indian National Congress
North Solapur SC Shinde Sushil Kumar Sambhajirao Indian National Congress
Mangalvedhe SC Dhobale Laxma Kondiba Indian Congress
Mohol None Shahjiroa Shankarrao Patil Indian National Congress
Barshi None Dilip Gangadhar Sopal Indian Congress
Madha None Patil Pandurang Ganpat Independent
Pandharpur None Paricharak Sudhakar Ramchandra Indian National Congress
Sangole None Ganpatrao Annasaheb Deshmukh Peasants and Workers Party of India
Malshiras None Mohite Patil Visaysinha Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Karmala None Patil Raosaheb Bhagwanrao Independent
Karjat SC Dagadu Sakharam Nikalji (guruji) Indian National Congress
Shrigonda None Babanrao Bhikaji Pachpute Janata Party
Ahmednagar South None Kalamkar Dadasaheb Dashrath Indian Congress
Ahmednagar North None Maruti Deoram Sheikh Indian National Congress
Pathardi None Babanroa Dhakane Janata Party
Sheogaon None Phatke Sambhajirao Shankarrao Indian National Congress
Shrirampur None Daulatrao Malhari Pawar Indian Congress
Shirdi None Mhaske Annasaheb Sarangdhar Indian National Congress
Kopargaon None Rohamare Dadasaheb Shahji Indian National Congress
Rahuri None Tanpure Prasad Baburao Independent
Parner None Zaware Nandkumar Bahusaheb Indian National Congress
Sangamner None Thorat Balasaheb Alias Vijay Bhausaheb Independent
Nagar-akola ST Pichad Madhukarrao Kashinath Indian National Congress
Junnar None Vellabh Dattaray Benake Indian Congress
Ambegaon None Bankhele Kisanrao Baburao Janata Party
Khed-alandi None Pawar Narayan Baburao Indian Congress
Maval None Bafna Madan Harakachand Indian National Congress
Mulshi None Ashok Namdeorao Mohol Indian National Congress
Haveli None Tapkir Ashok Kalyanrao Indian National Congress
Bopodi None Moze R. G. Indian Congress
Shivajinagar None Anna Joshi Bharatiya Janata Party
Parvati SC Sharad Ranpise Indian National Congress
Kasba Peth None Ulhas Nathoba Kalokhe Indian National Congress
Bhavani Peth None Dhere Prakash Keshavrao Independent
Pune Cantonment None Tupe Vitthal Baburao Janata Party
Shirur None Bapusaheb Thite Indian Congress
Daund None Ushadevi -krishnarao Jagdale Indian Congress
Indapur None Ganpatrao Sitaram Patil Indian National Congress
Baramati None Pawar Sharad Chandra Govindrao Indian Congress
Purandhar None Dada Jadhavrao Janata Party
Bhor None Anantrao Thopate Indian National Congress
Phaltan None Kadam Suryajirao Shankarrao Alais Chimanrao Independent
Man SC Sonawane Vishnu Tatoba Indian Congress
Khatav None Gudage Mohanrao Pandurang Independent
Koregaon None Jagtap Shankarrao Chimaji Indian National Congress
Wai None Madanrao Ganpatrao Pisal Indian National Congress
Jaoli None Dhondiram Bhikoba Kadam Indian National Congress
Satara None Abhaysinh Shahumaharaj Rajebhonsale Indian National Congress
Patan None Patankar Vikramsinh Ranjitsinh Indian Congress
Karad North None Ashtekar Sham Alias Janaradhan Balkrishna Indian Congress
Karad South None Patil Vilasrao Balkrishna Indian National Congress
Shirala None Deshmukh Shivajirao Bapusaheb Indian National Congress
Walva None Nayakvadi Nagnath Ramchandra Independent
Bhilwadi Wangi None Patangrao Shripati Kadam Independent
Sangli None Vasantrao Banduji Patil Indian National Congress
Miraj None Shinde Mohanrao Alais Ramsing Ganpatrao Indian National Congress
Tasgaon None Pati. Dinkarrao (aba) Krishnaji Indian National Congress
Khanapur Atpadi None Mane Sampatrao Sitaram Indian National Congress
Kavathe Mahankal None Patil Vitthal Shripati Indian National Congress
Jat SC Sanamadikar Umaji Dhanapa Indian National Congress
Shirol None Khanjire Sarojani Babasaheb Indian National Congress
Ichalkaranji None Awade Prakash Kallappa Indian National Congress
Vadgaon SC Awale Jaywant Gangaram Indian National Congress
Shahuwadi None Gaikwad Sanjaysinh Jaysingrao Independent
Panhala None Patil Yeshwantrao Eknath Indian National Congress
Sangrul None Kalikate Govindrao Tukaram Peasants and Workers Party of India
Radhanagari None Desai Bajarang Anandrao Indian Congress
Kolhapur None N. D. Patil Peasants and Workers Party of India
Karvir None Digvijay Bhauso Khanvilkar Indian National Congress
Kagal None Mandlik Sadashivrao Dadoba Indian Congress
Gadhinglaj None Shinde Shripatrao Dinkarrao Janata Party
Chandgad None Chavan Patil V. K. Indian National Congress

References

  1. ^ a b "Key Highlights of General Election, 1985 to the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra" (PDF). Election Commission of India.
  2. ^ "Maharashtra Legislature, Mumbai" (PDF). www.legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Spoils of five-point duel". Retrieved 26 September 2017.