Maharashtra Election Results 2019: Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray wins Worli with massive margin of 67,000 votes

The counting of votes for 288 Maharashtra assembly seats is currently underway and BJP-Shiv Sena led alliance has taken a massive leade over NCP-Congress combine.

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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's son Aaditya Thackeray, contesting his first election, has won against nearest rival Suresh Mane of NCP in Worli Assembly constituency. 

Aaditya Thackeray who became the first person from the Shiv Sena's first family to contest an election won by 67,427 votes, data by the Election Commission of India showed. 

While Thackeray received 88,962 votes, his rival Mane was only able to garner 21,780 votes. 

Polling for Maharashtra elections 2019 took place on October 21 on all 288 assembly constituencies. 

The counting of votes is currently underway and BJP-Shiv Sena led alliance has taken a massive leade over NCP-Congress combine. 

Born on June 13, 1990, Aaditya Thackeray is currently the president of Shiv Sena's youth wing Yuva Sena. 

So far no member of the Thackeray family has ever contested elections be it Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray or Raj Thackeray.

The nomination of Aaditya Thackeray from the Worli constituency marked a paradigm shift in the politics of the Sena and its first family.

Even late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray had stayed away from being part of the Shiv Sena-BJP government between 1995-1999 when Manohar Joshi and later, Narayan Rane led the dispensation.

The 29-year-old leader declared immovable assets of Rs 4.67 crore while his movable assets are worth Rs 11.38 crore. He stated his source of income as Interest, rent, share of profit from firm and dividend.

The young Thackeray who studied in Mumbai's Sr Xavier College has shown his occupation as business. As per his election affidavit, he graduated in Bachelor of Arts (BA) from St. Xavier College in 2011 and Bachelor of Law (LLB) from KC Law College in 2015.

Aaditya Thackeray had penned a letter for the people of his constituency, promising them to make Worli "A+". 

Leaders of Shiv Sena, campaigning for junior Thackeray in the area, were distributing the letter to every voter in the constituency. 

In the letter, written both in English and Marathi, the Yuva Sena chief had shared his vision for the development of Worli.

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