The results of assembly elections in three-BJP rules states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhaattisgarh, seems to be a major setback for BJP, which is determined to return back power at the Centre in 2019 polls. As counting of votes is underway, the in these three states BJP is lagging behind. Congress is moving towards absolute majority in Rajasthan, two-third majority in Chhattisghar and close to simple majority in Madhya Pradesh.
For the first time, after starting emerging as central figure in Congress, its president Rahul Gandhi has registered crucial success for party in three states. These three states together having 65 Lok Sabha seats, where BJP had won 62 seats in 2014 polls. The results indicate severe dent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s chances to return back in early next year.
IN Rajasthan, Congress is ahead in 106 of 199 seats, where BJP is leading in 89 seats. In Chhattisgarh, Congress leading in 59 and BJP in 24. Even Chief Minister Raman Singh is struggling hard to win his own seat. In Madha Pradesh Congress ie ahead in 115 seats, where BJP is leading in 105 seats.
The results reveals that only Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Madhya Pradesh is giving a tough fight, to retain power. Congress is in power in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh since 2003, where BJP since last five years. After 15 years Congress was practically in `vanavas’ in these two states,