Congress leader Abhijeet Wanjari marked his big victory with whopping 61,701 votes clearing the 50% criteria in the Nagpur Graduate Constituency election defeating everyone and claiming the seat as the new MLC of Nagpur Division comprising of Nagpur, Bhandar, Chandrapur, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Wardha.
Wanjari defeated BJP leader Sandeep Joshi with 18,991 votes as Joshi managed to acquire 42,991 votes thus making a big win in the Nagpur Division as the seat was acquired by BJP leaders for more than 50 years thus breaking the BJP wave.
In Nagpur Division comprising Nagpur, Bhandar, Chandrapur, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Wardha a total of 1,32,923 voters cast their votes for the Graduate Constituency in six districts of Nagpur division Nagpur, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Wardha on December 1. The turnout was 64.38 percent. The polling was conducted in 322 polling stations. 62,585 voters cast their votes from Nagpur.