Interestingly, Shiv Sena candidate who contested here stood fourth behind Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi candidate. The VBA candidate polled 4.9 per cent vote, while the Shiv Sena candidate polled 4.7 per cent votes. Interestingly, the votes polled by NOTA is more than the total votes polled by VBA, Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Nava Nirman Sena and the Bahujan Samaj Party together.
NOTA has so far influenced the election outcome in several constituencies of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and other states. But, this is the first time that it polled the second highest number of votes. Dhiraj Deshmukhs brother is Reitesh Deshmukh. Both Reitesh and his wife Genelia campaigned for Dhiraj.