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Bahujan Vikas Aghadi (English: Majority Development Front) is a political party in Vasai-Virar region of Maharashtra.[2] Formerly, it was known as Vasai Vikas Aghadi but it was renamed later. BVA is based among the Vadaval community. The party leader is Hitendra Thakur, a former Independent candidate and current member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.

Bahujan Vikas Aaghaadi
ChairpersonHitendra Thakur
Lok Sabha leadern/a
Rajya Sabha leadern/a
HeadquartersVirar, Maharashtra
ECI StatusRegistered Party[1]
AllianceUnited Progressive Alliance
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 243
Seats in 
3 / 288
(Maharashtra Legislative Assembly)
Website
www.bahujanvikasaghadi.com

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.[3]

Election HistoryEdit

General ElectionEdit

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 electionEdit

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.[4]

Vasai Virar Municipal CorporationEdit

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 won the elections without any opposition candidate . BVA aka Bahujan Vikas Aghadi is one of the strongest hold political party in its region all over Maharashtra.[5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Bahujan Vikas Aghadi ( BVA )". www.bahujanvikasaghadi.com. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  3. ^ Marpakwar, Prafulla (22 May 2009). "CM okays plan for civic body in Virar belt". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Maharashtra: Five MLAs suspended for beating up policeman". News18. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Bahujan Vikas Aghadi leader, son held for murder of kin - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Neta booked for molesting two women, uploading pics - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Youth leader of BVA held for molesting woman in Naigaon - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 July 2017.

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