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MP Election Results highlights: BJP gets a brute majority; Congress swept away

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP is poised to register a landslide victory in Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.
Madhya Pradesh Election Results LIVE updates; Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP State Chief VD Sharma offer sweets to each other as they celebrate the party's lead in the State Assembly elections, in Bhopal on Sunday.
Madhya Pradesh Election Results LIVE updates; Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP State Chief VD Sharma offer sweets to each other as they celebrate the party's lead in the State Assembly elections, in Bhopal on Sunday.

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE updates: Welcome to our live blog coverage of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections, where the political landscape is ablaze with anticipation and excitement. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is poised to make waves with a projected landslide victory, with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's ‘Ladli Behna’ scheme proving to be the ultimate game-changer....Read More

The electoral drama kicked off at 8am as the postal ballot boxes were first opened, initiating the counting process for the 230 assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh. Tight security measures are in place across 52 district headquarters to ensure a smooth and transparent electoral process.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election Results 2023: Full Coverage

The Congress party, with eyes on Madhya Pradesh and Telangana, was fervently hoping to retain its power in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. A strong performance in these elections could have significantly bolstered the party's position within the opposition INDIA alliance, gearing up for a tough challenge against the BJP in the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections. However, the grand old party failed to make any mark in the heartland states, losing all three.

Rajasthan Election Results 2023 LIVE

A total of 2,533 candidates, including political heavyweights like chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from the BJP and his predecessor Kamal Nath from the Congress party, are in the fray for the 230 assembly seats.

Telangana Election Results 2023 LIVE

BJP's strategy to field some top party leaders including three Union ministers – Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Patel, and Faggan Singh Kulaste – BJP general secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya (contesting from Indore-1) and three Lok Sabha MPs – Rakesh Singh, Ganesh Singh, and Riti Pathak - is appearing to have bore the fruits.

2023 Assembly Elections Results: Full Coverage

As the numbers start pouring in, this live blog will be your go-to source for real-time updates, analysis, and insights into the unfolding political landscape in Madhya Pradesh. Stay tuned for live updates on Madhya Pradesh assembly election results as we navigate through the twists and turns of this high-stakes electoral battle, shaping the future political narrative of the heartland state.

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Dec 3, 2023 10:21 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP's Prahlad Patel on 'huge mandate'

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Union Minister and BJP candidate from Narsinghpur, Prahlad Patel, says "I have always said that in Madhya Pradesh, the BJP will come to power with a huge mandate... I had already said that we would perform better in the elections in five states than last time. The trends that are coming in all five states are proving my point... I will discuss about Kamal Nath, who is behind in vote count..."

Dec 3, 2023 10:09 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP's Madhu Ghelot leads in Agar

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: In the Agar constituency, Madhav Singh (Madhu Gehlot) from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading with a margin of 1219 votes. Stay tuned for more updates.

Dec 3, 2023 10:03 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Full list of Congress winning candidates

Dec 3, 2023 9:45 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: How Scindia loyalists are faring

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates

  • BJP's Prabhuram Chaudhary leads in Sanchi. Choudhary, a Jyotiraditya Scindia loyalist, resigned as an MLA and minister in the Congress government in 2020 and joined the BJP.
  • State transport and revenue minister Govind Singh Rajput, another key member of the Scindia camp, is leading in Surkhi. Rajput had emerged victorious from Surkhi in 2018, 2008 and 2003 as the Congress candidate.
  • Congress candidate Bhanwarsingh Shekhawat is leading from Badnawar. This assembly seat is currently held by another Scindia loyalist and industries minister Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon. Dattigaon had won from Badnawar on a Congress ticket in 2003, 2008 and 2018.
  • Bisahu Lal Singh of the BJP is leading in Anuppur. The prominent tribal leader and Madhya Pradesh food and civil supplies minister Bisahulal Singh quit the Congress and joined the BJP in 2020 along with Scindia. He later won the seat on a BJP ticket in a bypoll.
Dec 3, 2023 9:35 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What's happening in key seats

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates

  • BJP's Narottam Mishra leads in Datia, which he has represented since 2008. The red ‘tilak’ sporting firebrand BJP minister often remains in news for his controversial statements.
  • Congress's Govind Singh leads in Lahar. Singh has remained undefeated from the Lahar assembly seat in Bhind district in the Chambal division since 1990.
  • Sukhram Salve of Congress leads in Harsud. Popular tribal leader Vijay Shah won the ST-reserved seat in the 2018 polls by a margin of more than 18,900 votes.
  • BJP's Tulsi Silawat, a loyalist of Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, leads in Sanwer. Silawat quit as a Congress MLA and minister in the Kamal Nath government in 2020 and joined the BJP along with Scindia.
Dec 3, 2023 9:28 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What's happening in key seats

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads in Budhni, which he has represented since 2006 when he won it in a bypoll for the first time.
  • Kamal Nath leads in Chhindwara. Nine-time Congress MP Kamal Nath won his maiden assembly election from his home turf Chhindwara in a bypoll in May 2019.
  • Faggan Singh Kulaste leads in Niwas. Kulaste is a well known tribal leader of the BJP and is also seen as a contender for the chief minister’s post.
  • Kailash Vijayvargiya leads in Indore-1. BJP aims to wrest it from the Congress by fielding Vijayvargiya, a strong leader from Malwa-Nimar region.
Dec 3, 2023 9:21 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP surges ahead

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates

BJP 73 (lead)

Congress 45 (lead)

AAP 3 (lead)

BSP 1 (lead)

BAP 1 (lead)

Dec 3, 2023 9:03 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Kamal Nath snatches lead from BJP candidate

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress state unit chief Kamal Nath has taken the lead against BJP's Vivek Bunty Sahu.

Dec 3, 2023 9:01 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Kamal Nath says 'trust voters of Madhya Pradesh'

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath remains confident about the election results. At the Pradesh Congress office, he states, "I have not seen the trends, I trust the voters of Madhya Pradesh that they will keep their own future secure...Don't count the number of seats. We will comfortably..."

Dec 3, 2023 8:54 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya leads in Indore-2

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Senior BJP leader and party's national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya leads in the Indore-2 constituency.

Total seats - 230

BJP - 37 (lead)

Congress - 29 (lead)

Dec 3, 2023 8:46 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Kamal Nath trails in Chhindwara

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Former chief minister Kamal Nath trails in the Chhindwara constituency against BJP's Vivek Bunty Sahu

Dec 3, 2023 8:40 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP leads in 31; Congress in 20

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) takes an early lead in 31 seats, while the Congress trails with 20.

Dec 3, 2023 8:37 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP's Ghanshyam Pironia Leading in Bhander (SC Reserved Seat)

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP's Ghanshyam Pironia is leading in the Bhander constituency, which is reserved for Scheduled Castes.

Dec 3, 2023 8:35 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress's Nilay Daga Leads in Betul

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: In the early trends of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023, Congress candidate Nilay Daga is taking the lead in the Betul constituency.

Dec 3, 2023 8:33 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress's Sanjay Yadav takes lead in Bargi

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: In the initial trends emerging from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023, Congress candidate Sanjay Yadav is leading in the Bargi constituency.

Dec 3, 2023 8:30 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Digvijaya Singh predicts Congress win; says Chouhan's 'Achhe Din' end here

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh expressed confidence in his party's performance in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2023, boldly predicting that the Congress would secure "130-plus seats."

"Not only is his (Shivraj Singh Chouhan) farewell certain but his 'achhe din' also ends here."

Dec 3, 2023 8:17 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP maintains early lead; Congress close

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP has taken an early lead in 30 seats, while the Congress is trailing with 21 seats.

Dec 3, 2023 8:09 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP ahead in early trends

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: As the counting of votes kicks off in Madhya Pradesh, early trends suggest the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking an early lead on 10 seats, while the Congress is closely following with leads on 7 seats.

Dec 3, 2023 8:03 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Counting of postal ballot begins

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: The counting of votes has begun. Let's see how the numbers shape the political landscape in Madhya Pradesh.

Dec 3, 2023 7:53 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Strong room in Indore unlocked

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: The strong room in Indore has been unlocked in the presence of counting officials, setting the stage for the crucial counting of votes in the state assembly elections. The atmosphere outside the counting centre is charged with anticipation as political parties, candidates, and citizens await the unfolding of results that will determine the composition of the state assembly.

Dec 3, 2023 7:50 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Celebration at Congress party office in Delhi as counting day unfolds

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress workers are celebrating outside party headquarters in Delhi ahead of the official announcement of Assembly poll results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana.

Dec 3, 2023 7:32 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Visuals from outside Congress office in Bhopal

Dec 3, 2023 7:20 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: A look at high-profile seats

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates

Budhni: Considered a stronghold of BJP; Chouhan has won multiple times; Mastal faces an uphill battle.

Chhindwara: Kamal Nath's influence; he won in a by-election in 2019 after resigning as CM.

Dimani: Narendra Singh Tomar, a Union Minister, contests for the first time in a region known for its Thakur and Brahmin voters.

Niwas: Faggan Singh Kulaste seeks to regain the seat lost to his brother in the last election.

Narsinghpur: Prahlad Patel, a Union Minister, contests for the first time; Patel family's OBC influence in focus.

Rau: Jitu Patwari, a youth leader, seeks re-election against BJP's Madhu Verma in the Indore district.

Raghogarh: Congress stronghold; Digvijaya Singh won multiple times; Jaivardhan Singh, his son, seeks re-election.

Indore 1: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP national general secretary, aims for higher posts; seeks to wrest back the seat from Sanjay Shukla.

Rehli: Gopal Bhargava, an eight-time MLA and PWD minister, asserts his eligibility for the post of chief minister.

Dec 3, 2023 7:10 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Kailash Vijayvargiya eyes beyond MLA role

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary and candidate from Indore 1 assembly constituency, Kailash Vijayvargiya, hinted that the party has planned a bigger role for him in Madhya Pradesh.

“I have not come to Indore-1 just to become an MLA. I will get bigger responsibility from the party and do bigger work,” he recently said.

Dec 3, 2023 7:04 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Identity politics played key role in Malwa region

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: The Malwa-Nimar region, known for its communal sensitivity, witnessed an election marked by specific narratives, including the Israel-Hamas conflict, the screening of the movie "Kashmir Files," the ban on the Popular Front of India, the demolition of homes linked to communal riots, and the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The region has experienced a surge in communal clashes over the past five years, as indicated by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports. As the election unfolded, saffron flags of the BJP dominated the landscape, symbolizing a strong campaign. The BJP's focus on religious identity was evident, with trees in Indore bearing the name of Ram. Dig deeper

Dec 3, 2023 6:58 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Preparations underway at the counting centre in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Preparations underway at the counting centre in Bhopal as the counting of votes will begin shortly.

Dec 3, 2023 6:51 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP leader says ‘Congress makes hollow claims’

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP upbeat ahead of counting of votes As the anticipation builds ahead of the counting of votes, BJP leader Arvind Singh Bhadoria exudes confidence and optimism about the party's prospects. Bhadoria asserts that, "With the blessings of the public, the BJP government is going to be formed in Madhya Pradesh under the leadership of Shivraj Singh."

"If there was anyone who stood in the interests of the public it was CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan...Congress makes hollow claims..."

Dec 3, 2023 6:46 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP upbeat ahead of counting of votes

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Krishna Gaur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal's Govindpura, exudes confidence in the party's electoral prospects. Gaur asserts that the BJP is poised to form a government with a resounding majority in Madhya Pradesh, setting the stage for what she anticipates to be a historic win.

“BJP will form a government with full majority in Madhya Pradesh. Our next target is to win all 29 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha...Congress has understood its defeat. It will be a historic win for us,” she told ANI.

Dec 3, 2023 6:27 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Featherweight candidate against Shivraj

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: In the previous assembly election, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a prominent OBC face of the BJP and the longest-serving CM in Madhya Pradesh, secured victory with a formidable margin of 58,999 votes, defeating Congress's Arun Yadav. Fast forward to the present, the Congress fielded Vikram Mastal, an actor, whose on-screen portrayal of the Hindu God Hanuman generated some interest but the general sentiment among residents was dismissive. Many viewed Mastal as a "featherweight" in comparison to the seasoned Chouhan.

Dec 3, 2023 6:22 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress fears ‘horse-trading’ as pollsters project close fight

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Congress leader alleged that the BJP might resort to horse-trading tactics, claiming that the saffron party might offer 100 crore to lure MLAs.

"This time BJP will lay the trap of horse-trading. Now instead of 35-35 crores, 100-100 crores will be offered," the Congress leader said.

Dec 3, 2023 6:18 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: How many voters exercised their franchise

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections recorded a voter turnout of 77.15%, marking a 1.52% increase from the 2018 elections. Among male voters, 78.21% exercised their franchise, while 76.03% of eligible females turned up to vote. The voter turnout in Madhya Pradesh has seen a steady rise in recent elections, with 67.25% in 2003, 69.78% in 2008, 72.13% in 2013, and 75.63% in 2018.

Dec 3, 2023 6:13 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What Congress promised voters

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: The key promises by the Congress party for the 2023 Madhya Pradesh assembly election include health and accidental insurance schemes offering 25 lakh and 10 lakh, respectively, a caste census, purchase of cow dung at 2 per kg, and a waiver of farmer loans up to 2 lakh per individual. The manifesto also pledges monthly financial support for unemployed educated youth, women, and students, along with other benefits such as LPG cylinders at 500, free power for irrigation, and a focus on sports.

Dec 3, 2023 5:57 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Where to find official ECI results data?

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Although the Election Commission of India's official website (https://results.eci.gov.in/) may not be the quickest, it remains the most reliable for official election results.

That said, for the fastest updates on Chhattisgarh assembly polls, keep an eye on our live feed.

Dec 3, 2023 5:27 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What BJP promised in its poll manifesto

The BJP in its its manifesto for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections promises cooking gas cylinders at 450 under the Ujjwala Yojana, pucca houses for beneficiaries of the Ladli Behna scheme, and free education up to post-graduation for girls from underprivileged families. The manifesto, titled "Madhya Pradesh Sankalp Patra 2023," also pledges higher minimum support prices for wheat and paddy, employment opportunities for at least one family member, and the continuation of schemes like Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. Other promises include subsidised foodgrains, expansion of the state's economy to 45 lakh crore in seven years, and doubling people's income.

Dec 3, 2023 4:58 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: How Shivraj Singh Chouhan made a comeback after defeat

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: The Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh collapsed in March 2020 following a rebellion led by Jyotiraditya Scindia. A group of MLAs loyal to Scindia resigned from the Congress party, leading to a loss of majority for the government. This political crisis resulted in the return of the BJP government, with Shivraj Singh Chouhan becoming the chief minister once again. Scindia subsequently joined the BJP and became the civil aviation minister in the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

Dec 3, 2023 4:42 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Lot at stake for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh hold significant importance for BJP leader and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Relying on his government's welfare initiatives, Chouhan aims to counter challenges from both the Congress and factions within his own party seeking leadership changes. Despite not being officially declared as the chief ministerial candidate by the BJP, Chouhan has engaged in an intense campaign, emphasizing an emotional connection with voters, portraying himself as the nurturing 'mama' (uncle) to reaffirm his prominence in state politics. The election outcome will determine whether Chouhan, the BJP's longest-serving chief minister, will make a robust comeback or face an uncertain political future. Chouhan has been in power since 2005, with a brief interruption after the 2018 polls when the Congress, led by Kamal Nath, governed for around 15 months.

Dec 3, 2023 4:20 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What exit poll results suggest

While most of the pollsters have given an edge to the Congress in a neck-and-neck battle, some survey agencies including Axis My India and Today’s Chanakya suggest a landslide victory for the ruling BJP, making the counting day even more nail-biting. Dainik Bhaskar predicted 95-115 seats for the BJP and 105-120 for the Congress. While Jan Ki Baat exit poll predicted that the BJP would get 100-123 seats and the Congress 102-125, Republic TV-Matrize forecast 118-130 seats for the BJP and 97-107 for the Congress. India Today-Axis My India forecasted that the BJP will get 140 to 162 seats and the Congress 68-90. India TV CNX also gave a landslide to the BJP, pegging its seats at 140 to 159 and 70-89 seats to the Congress. Today's Chanakya forecasted that the BJP would get 151 (plus minus 12 seats) and the Congress 74 (plus minus 12 seats).

Dec 3, 2023 12:46 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE: Counting to begin at 8am

Vote counting for the Madhya Pradesh assembly election kicks off at 8 am, with postal ballots taking the lead before the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) enter the tally.

Dec 3, 2023 6:58 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Preparations underway at the counting centre in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Preparations underway at the counting centre in Bhopal as the counting of votes will begin shortly.

Dec 3, 2023 6:51 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP leader says ‘Congress makes hollow claims’

Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP upbeat ahead of counting of votes As the anticipation builds ahead of the counting of votes, BJP leader Arvind Singh Bhadoria exudes confidence and optimism about the party's prospects. Bhadoria asserts that, "With the blessings of the public, the BJP government is going to be formed in Madhya Pradesh under the leadership of Shivraj Singh."

"If there was anyone who stood in the interests of the public it was CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan...Congress makes hollow claims..."

Dec 3, 2023 6:46 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: BJP upbeat ahead of counting of votes

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Krishna Gaur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal's Govindpura, exudes confidence in the party's electoral prospects. Gaur asserts that the BJP is poised to form a government with a resounding majority in Madhya Pradesh, setting the stage for what she anticipates to be a historic win.

“BJP will form a government with full majority in Madhya Pradesh. Our next target is to win all 29 seats in the 2024 Lok Sabha...Congress has understood its defeat. It will be a historic win for us,” she told ANI.

Dec 3, 2023 6:27 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Featherweight candidate against Shivraj

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: In the previous assembly election, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a prominent OBC face of the BJP and the longest-serving CM in Madhya Pradesh, secured victory with a formidable margin of 58,999 votes, defeating Congress's Arun Yadav. Fast forward to the present, the Congress fielded Vikram Mastal, an actor, whose on-screen portrayal of the Hindu God Hanuman generated some interest but the general sentiment among residents was dismissive. Many viewed Mastal as a "featherweight" in comparison to the seasoned Chouhan.

Dec 3, 2023 6:22 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Congress fears ‘horse-trading’ as pollsters project close fight

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Congress leader alleged that the BJP might resort to horse-trading tactics, claiming that the saffron party might offer 100 crore to lure MLAs.

"This time BJP will lay the trap of horse-trading. Now instead of 35-35 crores, 100-100 crores will be offered," the Congress leader said.

Dec 3, 2023 6:18 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: How many voters exercised their franchise

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections recorded a voter turnout of 77.15%, marking a 1.52% increase from the 2018 elections. Among male voters, 78.21% exercised their franchise, while 76.03% of eligible females turned up to vote. The voter turnout in Madhya Pradesh has seen a steady rise in recent elections, with 67.25% in 2003, 69.78% in 2008, 72.13% in 2013, and 75.63% in 2018.

Dec 3, 2023 6:13 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What Congress promised voters

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: The key promises by the Congress party for the 2023 Madhya Pradesh assembly election include health and accidental insurance schemes offering 25 lakh and 10 lakh, respectively, a caste census, purchase of cow dung at 2 per kg, and a waiver of farmer loans up to 2 lakh per individual. The manifesto also pledges monthly financial support for unemployed educated youth, women, and students, along with other benefits such as LPG cylinders at 500, free power for irrigation, and a focus on sports.

Dec 3, 2023 5:57 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Where to find official ECI results data?

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: Although the Election Commission of India's official website (https://results.eci.gov.in/) may not be the quickest, it remains the most reliable for official election results.

That said, for the fastest updates on Chhattisgarh assembly polls, keep an eye on our live feed.

Dec 3, 2023 5:27 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What BJP promised in its poll manifesto

The BJP in its its manifesto for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections promises cooking gas cylinders at 450 under the Ujjwala Yojana, pucca houses for beneficiaries of the Ladli Behna scheme, and free education up to post-graduation for girls from underprivileged families. The manifesto, titled "Madhya Pradesh Sankalp Patra 2023," also pledges higher minimum support prices for wheat and paddy, employment opportunities for at least one family member, and the continuation of schemes like Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. Other promises include subsidised foodgrains, expansion of the state's economy to 45 lakh crore in seven years, and doubling people's income.

Dec 3, 2023 4:58 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: How Shivraj Singh Chouhan made a comeback after defeat

Madhya Pradesh Election Results Live Updates: The Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh collapsed in March 2020 following a rebellion led by Jyotiraditya Scindia. A group of MLAs loyal to Scindia resigned from the Congress party, leading to a loss of majority for the government. This political crisis resulted in the return of the BJP government, with Shivraj Singh Chouhan becoming the chief minister once again. Scindia subsequently joined the BJP and became the civil aviation minister in the Narendra Modi government at the Centre.

Dec 3, 2023 4:42 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: Lot at stake for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The upcoming elections in Madhya Pradesh hold significant importance for BJP leader and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Relying on his government's welfare initiatives, Chouhan aims to counter challenges from both the Congress and factions within his own party seeking leadership changes. Despite not being officially declared as the chief ministerial candidate by the BJP, Chouhan has engaged in an intense campaign, emphasizing an emotional connection with voters, portraying himself as the nurturing 'mama' (uncle) to reaffirm his prominence in state politics. The election outcome will determine whether Chouhan, the BJP's longest-serving chief minister, will make a robust comeback or face an uncertain political future. Chouhan has been in power since 2005, with a brief interruption after the 2018 polls when the Congress, led by Kamal Nath, governed for around 15 months.

Dec 3, 2023 4:20 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: What exit poll results suggest

While most of the pollsters have given an edge to the Congress in a neck-and-neck battle, some survey agencies including Axis My India and Today’s Chanakya suggest a landslide victory for the ruling BJP, making the counting day even more nail-biting. Dainik Bhaskar predicted 95-115 seats for the BJP and 105-120 for the Congress. While Jan Ki Baat exit poll predicted that the BJP would get 100-123 seats and the Congress 102-125, Republic TV-Matrize forecast 118-130 seats for the BJP and 97-107 for the Congress. India Today-Axis My India forecasted that the BJP will get 140 to 162 seats and the Congress 68-90. India TV CNX also gave a landslide to the BJP, pegging its seats at 140 to 159 and 70-89 seats to the Congress. Today's Chanakya forecasted that the BJP would get 151 (plus minus 12 seats) and the Congress 74 (plus minus 12 seats).

Dec 3, 2023 12:46 AM IST

MP Election Results 2023 LIVE: Counting to begin at 8am

Vote counting for the Madhya Pradesh assembly election kicks off at 8 am, with postal ballots taking the lead before the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) enter the tally.

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