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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023: BJP Leading on 150 Seats, Congress on 70
Published : Dec 3, 2023, 11:28 am IST
Updated : Dec 3, 2023, 11:28 am IST
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023 Live Updates
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023 Live Updates

Election Commission Confirms Saffron Surge as BJP Outpaces Congress in Decisive Battle

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023 Live Updates: In a clear mandate, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is on the verge of retaining power in Madhya Pradesh, taking a commanding lead on 150 seats, leaving the Congress trailing at 70, as announced by the Election Commission. The counting of votes commenced earlier today, following the single-phase Assembly elections held on November 17 for all 230 seats in the state.

The saffron wave appears unrelenting in Madhya Pradesh as the BJP secures an impressive lead on 150 seats, indicating a resounding show of support from the electorate. The party's concerted efforts to maintain its stronghold on the state seem to be yielding positive results, as reflected in the preliminary counting data.

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Congress Trails Amidst Revenge Quest

In a political landscape where revenge looms large, the Congress party finds itself trailing behind with 70 seats. The electoral battle in Madhya Pradesh holds particular significance for the Congress, which is keen on reclaiming power after facing a setback due to defections in 2020. The party's determination to overturn the previous electoral outcome is palpable, but the preliminary results suggest a formidable challenge ahead.

Electoral Turnout and Context

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The Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023 witnessed a robust voter turnout of 77.15%, recording a notable increase of 1.52% compared to the 2018 elections. The high participation underscores the significance of the democratic process in the state. The BJP's intense campaign to maintain its governance and the Congress's endeavor to reverse the tide of defections have shaped the electoral discourse, adding layers of complexity to the voters' decision-making.

Results Awaited

After more than a decade of the Bharatiya Janata Party's rule in the state, a larger population of the state is set to witness who is going to rule in Madhya Pradesh for the next five years. 

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In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP party has consistently defeated the grand old party, except for 15 months in 2018 when the Congress party won and Kamal Nath was sworn in as the Chief Minister. However, the Congress party-led state government collapsed, with Jyotiraditya Scindia and his loyalist MLAs switching sides, Shivraj Singh Chouhan took oath as the Chief Minister for the third time.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023: Total number of candidates

A total of 2,533 candidates are in the fray for 230 constituencies in Madhya Pradesh. It is pertinent to mention that over 5.59 lakh voters were eligible to vote for this election.

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023: Past results

In 2018, the BJP party lost power to Congress in Madhya Pradesh following three consecutive terms. Back then, Congress veteran Kamal Nath was sworn in as the Chief Minister following the Congress party's victory which won 114 seats. On the other hand, the BJP party finished the 2018 campaign with 109 seats. However, the tables turned after several Congress MLAs, loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia, switched to the BJP party. Notably, the Kamal Nath-led government lasted for only 15 months.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023: Key parties

It's Congress vs BJP in Madhya Pradesh as well. While Shivraj Singh Chouhan is eyeing to form a BJP government for the fifth time in Madhya Pradesh, Congress is trying to re-claim a majority for a more sustainable rule. 

(For More News Apart from Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2023 Live Updates News, Stay Tuned to Rozana Spokesman)
 

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