Bigg Boss contestant and actor Ejaz Khan have lost in the Maharashtra assembly elections. Ejaz contested from Byculla Assembly in South Mumbai, in which he got less than NOTA votes. He fought as an independent candidate.
Shiv Sena candidate won the election: In the fray against Ejaz Khan, Shiv Sena candidate Yamini Yashwant Jadhav, who defeated Aijaz by 20023 votes. Ejaz got only 2174 votes, while NOTA had 2791 votes.
The controversy became the reason for the defeat: Ejaz Khan has been in the headlines for the past several months. Sometimes he was arrested for possessing drugs and sometimes for posting videos that incited religious sentiments. Due to all these reasons, he had to face defeat in the elections.