Assembly Polls Results 2023: Celebrations erupted in dhol, dance, sweets, crackers and DJ beats as BJP is poised for a dominant performance in the Hindi heartland states and is slated for a two-thirds majority in Madhya Pradesh and is heading towards comfortable victories in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
On the other side, Congress is poised to win Telangana for the first time in a shock for the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi which was in power in India's youngest state for the past 10 years.
BJP workers burst firecrackers and celebrate at the party office as the party leads in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan elections and celebrations at huge can be seen in Madhya Pradesh as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gained the upper hand and crossed the majority mark comfortably and is set to retain power in the State with a landslide victory.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was seen in a jubilant mood at his residence and flashed a victory sign at CM House along with his family, in Bhopal on Sunday.
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks blessings of party's women workers as the party heads towards a massive victory in the state.
Wife of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Sadhna Chouhan hugs the party's women supporters & workers after the party's lead in the state election
BJP workers celebrate at the party headquarters in Delhi as the party leads in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan elections.
As per the latest figures available from the Election Commission, the BJP was leading in 161 of the 230 seats in Madhya Pradesh, while the Congress was ahead in 66 seats.
The election to the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly was a fight between the BJP and the Congress, whose then 15-month government, formed in the year 2018 was toppled from power in 2020 with help from Jyotiraditya Scindia who defected to BJP from the Congress.
The BJP though had fielded three central ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Singh Patel and Faggan Singh Kulaste to tackle the perceived anti-incumbency against Chouhan.
Counting in Mizoram, which went to the polls last month, will take place on Monday.