Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan credited the spectacular victory within the meeting election to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “double engine authorities” and helpful initiatives such because the Ladli Scheme.
The BJP has received 163 seats in opposition to the Congress’s 64 within the 230-member meeting, the leads present. The social gathering has additionally received in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, beforehand held by the Congress.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi is within the hearts of the individuals of Madhya Pradesh. The work achieved by the double-engine authorities, whether or not within the Centre or the state, such because the Ladli scheme, has helped uplift individuals and enhance their lives. All of us have labored arduous collectively,” Mr Chouhan informed NDTV immediately.
“I’ve all the time mentioned this, and I’ll say it once more, that I by no means noticed any emotions of anti-incumbency among the many individuals. They’re pro-incumbency. Some Congress individuals tried to mislead the individuals, however individuals trusted us,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
On whether or not he would change into Chief Minister for a fifth time, the seasoned BJP chief mentioned, “I don’t take selections on such a matter. The social gathering decides our roles.”
Polling within the single-phase election on November 17 noticed a powerful turnout of 77.82 per cent, surpassing the 2018 voting proportion of 75.63 per cent.
The individuals voted for two,533 candidates in 230 constituencies. There have been 5.59 lakh eligible voters.