Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress state unit president, Kamal Nath on Friday mentioned he was assured that the grand previous social gathering would wrest energy within the state from the ruling BJP and in addition alleged that liquor and money was being distributed freely within the state to lure voters.
Shortly earlier than casting his vote within the ongoing elections in Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath mentioned, “I have faith in the people to make the right choice. I trust the public to side with the truth.”
In a dig on the incumbent Chief Minister, he added, “I am not Shivraj Singh Chouhan and will, hence, not claim that we are winning these many seats. I will leave that for the people to decide.”
“The BJP has police, money, and administration at its disposal for a few more hours. Yesterday, I received several phone calls and also a video clip that shows liquor and money being distributed to lure voters,” the MP Congress chief alleged.
Polling for 230 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh started at 7 am on Friday. The voters can solid their ballots till 6 pm, besides within the Baihar, Lanji, and Parswara meeting seats of Balaghat district and a few cubicles in Mandla and Dindori districts, the place voting shall be held till Three pm.
BJP is in search of to retain energy within the state the place it has dominated for nearly 18 of the previous 20 years and Congress is eager to oust the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led authorities.
Webcasting facility has been made out there at about 42,000 polling stations. Nearly 700 firms of central forces and two lakh police personnel of the state have been deployed for safety through the ballot.
The election will resolve the electoral destiny of over 2,500 candidates.
Nearly 5.59 crore voters are eligible to train their franchise. It consists of 2.87 crore male and a couple of.71 crore girls voters.
There are over 5,000 cubicles run by girls and 183 polling stations run by the disabled, officers mentioned.
The polls, coming almost six months forward of the Lok Sabha polls, are essential for each the BJP and Congress for a number of causes. The counting of votes for the 5 states together with Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram shall be carried out on December 3.
Polling for the second section in Chhattisgarh started at eight am and can proceed until Three pm whereas voting in 9 polling stations of the Bindranavagarh Assembly constituency shall be held from 7 am to Three pm.
For Chhattisgarh, over 18,800 polling stations have been arrange for the second section of polling. A complete of 958 candidates are within the fray throughout 70 seats.
While polling is being held in a single section in Madhya Pradesh, voting for the primary section in Chhattisgarh for 20 seats was held on November 7.