Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Haribhau Bagde today filed his nomination for the post of Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
Bagde, a legislator from Phulambari in Aurangabad was accompanied by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, his cabinet colleagues and Bahujan Vikas Agadhi MLA Hitendra Thakur, his two MLAs, 4 Independent MLAs.
Varsha Gaikwad of Congress and Vijay Auti of Shiv Sena also filed their papers.
Gaikwad is MLA from Dharavi, while Auti is a legislator from Parner. The last date of withdrawal is 10 AM tomorrow.
NCP has already said it will not contest the election.