MUMBAI, Oct. 15 -- Ram Kadam, a former Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislator who joined the BJP in 2014 and was elected from Ghatkopar West constituency, is now facing a Shiv Sena rebel this election, making it a multi-cornered fight.

Dotted with slums of Asalfa, Surya Nagar, Azad Nagar, Jagdusha Nagar among others, the constituency is dominated by Maharashtrians, followed by Gujaratis, North Indians, Muslims and South Indians. Kadam has put up posters in Gujarati to woo voters.

Kadam became a known name in Mumbai after he announced a reward of Rs.1 crore for breaking dahi handi. He was elected as an MNS MLA in 2009 and BJP legislator in 2014. He is now renominated by the BJP. In 2018, during the dahi handi celebrations, he remarked...