The Bharatiya Janata Party has again retained power in the Madhya Pradesh in a major setback to Congress on 230 state assembly seats. BJP won total 163 seats out of 230 seats in the state while, Congress managed to only win 66 seats.
On BJP’s big win in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that there was no anti-incumbency in state.
On November 17, the state went on poll to elect the 230 members of the state assembly seats. Voting in the middle state took place in just one phase.
In Madhya Pradesh, BJP has been in continuous power for the fourth term now except for just 15 months in 2018 when the Kamal Nath led Congress government came to power in state.
Mr. Shivraj Singh Chauhan who has served as the state Chief Minister for four times in last 20 years has not been named as the Chief Ministerial candidate this time.
With pro-incumbency vote in the state, the saffron party is again forming its government in Madhya Pradesh after 2 decades in power.