India, Oct. 10 -- In a setback to the Shiv Sena, 28 corporators and 200 party workers have resigned after disagreement over the candidate for the Kalyan (East) constituency in the Maharashtra assembly polls.

Under a seat-sharing agreement, BJP's Ganpat Gaikwad is the National Democratic Alliance's candidate in Kalyan (East). Gaikwad is a two-time MLA.

A section of Sena workers are unhappy over the seat going to the BJP and allege that Gaikwad has done little for the constituency.

The workers and corporators have sent their resignation to Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray citing "unhappiness over the distribution of seats".

They wanted Dhananjay Bodare of the Shiv Sena to be chosen as the candidate. Bodare is an electrical engineer and has b...