LokSahba 2019: Parth youngest, only bachelor in poll fray

Camil Parkhe
Thursday, 11 April 2019

As Parth is unmarried, the various columns in the poll affidavit to be filled about the details of the spouse and persons dependent on the candidate have been declared by him as ‘non-applicable’.

PIMPRI: Parth Pawar, the NCP candidate from Maval Lok Sabha seat, is the youngest and the only unmarried candidate among the main parliamentary poll contestants in the State so far.

A poll affidavit submitted to the Election Commission states that Parth is 29 years old, almost half the age of his main rival, Shrirang Barne (55) of the Shiv Sena.

As Parth is unmarried, the various columns in the poll affidavit to be filled about the details of the spouse and persons dependent on the candidate have been declared by him as ‘non-applicable’.

Parth is a Commerce graduate and stated his income as derived from agriculture and business.

The other ‘young’ second or third political generation contestant in the poll fray in neighbouring constituencies are, however, well beyond thirties, are married and have children.

These comparatively younger candidates include BJP’s Sujay Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil (38) and his main rival NCP’s Sangram Arun Jagtap (34) in Ahmednagar constituency.

NCP’s actor-turned politician Dr Amol Kolhe in Shirur constituency is 38 years old, while his main rival and three-term MP Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil of the Shiv Sena is 64 years old.

Kanchan Rahul Kul, another novice political heir, contesting in Baramati seat, is 34 years old. Her main rival, NCP’s Supriya Sule, is 49 years old.

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