In a close contest, Congress candidate Mohanrao Kadam defeated his nearest rival of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Shekhar Gore by 63 votes in the legislative council seat from the local self government institutions Sangli-Satara constituency today.
Mr Kadam garnered 309 votes while Mr Gore got 246 votes.
Of 569 votes, ten were invalid.
The poll registered 99.82 per cent voting, an official sources said. UNI SSS NV SB 1321
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