The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a celebratory temper. The occasion has registered enormous wins in the Hindi heartland of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The outcomes additionally present the BJP with a lift forward of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
On the different hand, the Congress can take solace of their victory in the state of Telangana, unseating the present regime of Ok Chandrasekhar Rao.
As celebrations proceed, right here’s a have a look at how some of the greatest names in the fray have fared.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan
The present chief minister from the BJP has gained from Budhni seat for a sixth time by defeating Congress’ actor-turned-politician Vikram Mastal by a margin of 1,04,974 votes.
Chouhan, the longest serving CM of MP, first gained from Budhni Assembly seat in 1990, earlier than successful a bypoll in 2006 and retaining the seat in 2008,2013 and 2018. Fondly referred to as ‘mama’ by his supporters, Chouhan was not projected as the occasion’s face this time.
He and a number of BJP leaders have routinely claimed his ‘Ladli Behana Yojana’, below which eligible girls get Rs 1,250 monthly, is a recreation changer.
His occasion could not have achieved the fascinating ends in the state, however Kamal Nath has gained from the Chhindwara seat. The Congress veteran has registered a win with a margin of over 35,000 votes towards his closest contender, the BJP’s Vivek Bunty Sahu.
The 76-year-old holds the report for being constantly elected as an MP from Chhindwara since 1980 and he turned the chief minister of the state for the first time in 2019, albeit just for 15 months.
Narendra Singh Tomar
The BJP’s gamble of fielding the Union agricultural minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, from the Dimani Assembly seat has paid off. The minister has gained towards BSP’s Balveer Singh Dandotiya with a margin of 24,461 votes.
Incidentally, Dimani lies inside the parliamentary constituency of Morena, which is presently held by Tomar.
Narottam Mishra, the residence minister of the state, contesting from his sitting seat of Datia has misplaced towards Congress chief Rajendra Bharti.
In the previous, Mishra has secured a win from this seat. In 2013, he gained the Datia seat by defeating Congress candidate Rajendra Bharti with a margin of 12,081 votes. In 2018, he once more gained the seat by defeating Congress candidate Rajendra Bharti with a margin of 2,656 votes.
The BJP’s nationwide normal secretary has gained from the Indore-1 constituency the place he confronted off towards Congress candidate Sanjay Shukla.
In the earlier election, Shukla had secured a win towards BJP candidate Arya Sudarshan Gupta with a margin of 8,163 votes.
The former chief minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, has gained the Jhalrapatan meeting constituency in Rajasthan. She has repeated her win from the seat, a feat she has been performing since 2003.
Data revealed that Raje gained the Jhalrapatan seat by a margin of 53,193 votes. The BJP chief has secured a complete of 1,38,831 votes.
The chief minister of the state, combating from the Sardarpura Assembly constituency, has gained his seat with a margin of over 26,000 votes. In the fray with Ashok Gehlot was Shaitan Singh from ASP(Ok), Suraiya Begam from IPGP, and Professor Dr Mahendra Rathore from BJP, together with a bunch of impartial candidates.
The former Union minister, Rathore, has confirmed his mettle by successful the Jhhotwara seat.
Rathore, a former Union minister, secured 1,47,913 votes and defeated his nearest rival Abhishek Choudhary of the Congress.
BJP insurgent Ashu Singh Surpura, who contested as an impartial candidate, stood in the third place with 55,159 votes.
The former deputy chief minister of the state, Sachin Pilot, has secured a victory in his constituency of Tonk towards BJP’s Ajit Singh Mehta.
Pilot is perceived as the “son of the soil” in his Assembly constituency.
A veteran of the Congress and Speaker of the Rajasthan Assembly, Joshi has misplaced from the Nathdwara constituency. BJP’s Vishwaraj Singh Mewar has gained the Assembly seat with a margin of 7,504 votes.
Kirodi Lal Meena
Meena, a well-known face in the BJP from the state, has emerged triumphant from the Sawai Madhopur constituency. Since 1998, Sawai Madhopur has interchangeably elected Congress and BJP legislators. Meena had beforehand gained the seat in 2003.
Ok Chandrashekar Rao
KCR contested this yr’s polls from two seats – Gajwel and Kamareddy. While his occasion is ready for a defeat, he has been capable of retain the Gajwel seat towards his closest rival, BJP’s Eatala Rajendar.
In Kamareddy, he misplaced to BJP’s KV Ramana Reddy, now being dubbed as the ‘Giant Slayer’.
KT Rama Rao
Son of KCR, KT Rama Rao contested this yr’s polls from Sircilla, which he gained. In the earlier Assembly elections, he had emerged victorious with a vote rely of 1,25,213 votes and a margin of 89,009 votes. He had defeated the Indian National Congress’ Kondam Karuna Mahender Reddy.
Bandi Sanjay Kumar
The fiery BJP chief has misplaced from Karimnagar. He was up towards BRS’ Gangula Kamalakar, and Congress’ Purumalla Srinivas. This was the third time the BJP chief had squared off towards Kamalakar.
Revanth Reddy, the president of Telangana Congress unit is thought for his individuals join. Reddy, thought of the architect behind Congress’ win in the state, has additionally gained his particular person seat in Kodangal.
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the youthful of the Owaisi brothers representing the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) occasion, contested from the Chandrayangutta seat and has gained.
With a win from the seat, he has repeated his efficiency. In 2018, he scored a win by defeating BJP candidate Shahejadi Sayyad with a margin of 80,263 votes.
Congress’ Bhupesh Baghel has gained from the Patan seat. The seat was witnessing a triangular contest with BJP fielding the chief minister’s distant nephew and Lok Sabha MP Vijay Baghel. Amit Jogi, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) state president and son of former CM late Ajit Jogi, was additionally in the fray from Patan.
TS Singh Deo
Chhattisgarh deputy chief minister TS Singh Deo from the Congress occasion has misplaced from Ambikapur, a tribal-dominated seat in north Chhattisgarh’s Surguja district. Deo had been a relentless winner from this seat.
Earlier, he had gained the seat by defeating BJP candidate Anurag Singh Deo with a margin of 39,624 votes.
BJP’s Raman Singh, who served as the former chief minister of the state, has gained in Rajnandgaon towards Congress’ Girish Dewangan.
Rajnandgaon constituency is taken into account to be Dr Raman Singh’s residence turf as he has been elected from the constituency for 3 consecutive phrases. In the 2018 Chhattisgarh elections, the BJP chief gained from the constituency after he secured 80,589 votes and a vote share of 51.7 per cent.
Amit Jogi, the son of Chhattisgarh’s first chief minister Ajit Jogi, has misplaced to Bhupesh Baghel from the Patan constituency.
With inputs from companies