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BJP panel wins 13 seats in Pune APMC, NCP sweeps Baramati

In the recently held Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) elections in Maharashtra. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed panel won 13 out of 18 seats in Pune, while all four Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidates emerged victorious in Baramati.

BJP’s Victory in Pune APMC Polls

In Pune, the BJP-supported panel swept the elections by winning 13 of the 18 seats. The authorities held the APMC elections in Pune after a gap of six years. Political analysts perceive the victory of the BJP-backed panel as a morale booster for the party before the upcoming state assembly elections, which are scheduled for next year.

NCP’s Victory in Baramati APMC Polls

In Baramati, the NCP retained its dominance by winning all four seats. Baramati is the hometown of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and has been a traditional stronghold of the party. Political analysts anticipate that the victory in Baramati will uplift the morale of the NCP before the assembly elections.

Implications of the Results

The APMC polls are significant as they decide the control of the wholesale markets of agricultural produce. These markets have a significant impact on the livelihoods of farmers and traders. Observers view the victory of the BJP-backed panel in Pune as a setback for the NCP, which had been dominating the region. On the other hand, political analysts expect that the triumph of the NCP in Baramati will strengthen its hold in the region.

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