Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Phool Singh Baraiya, who was assured of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) not profitable greater than 50 seats in the just lately concluded Assembly polls, Thursday blackened his face, simply to maintain his phrases after his social gathering’s ballot debacle.
Baraiya had pledged to blacken his face if the BJP wins greater than 50 seats in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2023.
The Congress leader was proved mistaken as the BJP registered a thumping victory in Madhya Pradesh by profitable 163 seats in the 230-member Assembly.
Baraiya obtained his face blackened by senior social gathering leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh on Thursday outdoors the Raj Bhavan in Bhopal.
VIDEOP | Congress MLA Phool Singh Baraiya will get his face blackened by social gathering leader Digvijaya Singh outdoors the Raj Bhavan in Bhopal.
Baraiya had claimed forward of the MP Assembly polls that he would blacken his face if the BJP will get greater than 50 seats. The BJP retained energy in… pic.twitter.com/2k4BhYQ6Xq
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) December 7, 2023
Disgruntled by the defeat, Congress leaders in Madhya Pradesh staged an indication outdoors Raj Bhavan urging the Election Commission to cease the usage of EVMs throughout polls.
Baraiya additionally smeared black ink on the posters exhibiting EVM outdoors Raj Bhavan in Bhopal, in the presence of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.
#WATCH | Madhya Pradesh: Congress MLA Phool Singh Baraiya smears black ink on the posters exhibiting EVM outdoors Raj Bhavan in Bhopal, in the presence of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. pic.twitter.com/Y2yzar2M9i
— ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2023
Baraiya claimed that in the course of the poll rely Congress was forward, however as quickly as the EVM counting started, the BJP took the lead. Baraiya had additionally stated he was assured that his social gathering would win. However, Congress had to accept simply 66 seats.
The video of the Congress leader the place he vows to blacken his face if BJP wins 50 seats has gone viral. Social media is now abuzz with discussions on whether or not the leader will hold his phrase.