Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party is continuously leading in the trends of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. It is ahead on 108, 160, and 54 seats respectively. Whereas in Telangana, the Congress party has a lead on 66 seats. In the trends, 11 ministers of the Bhupesh Baghel government of Chhattisgarh are lagging. The dominance of independent and small parties is visible in Rajasthan. Leading on 16 other seats in Rajasthan.
In the trends of Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party has crossed the majority mark. To celebrate the victory in three states, the BJP has also started preparations at the party headquarters. There is also news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach the party headquarters in the evening and address the workers. As of now, the BJP is leading on 157 seats in MP. While Congress is leading on 72 seats. Whereas in Rajasthan, BJP is leading on 107 seats and Congress is leading on 76 seats.
Counting of votes for the assembly elections of four states of the country has started and initial trends have also started coming in. Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. At the same time, the Congress party is leading in Telangana and Chhattisgarh. However, these are still initial trends. The results of the assembly elections of four country states will be revealed today, for which the counting of votes is going on. Right now the votes of the first postal ballot are being counted. Voting was held in Madhya Pradesh on 17 November. Voting was held in a single phase in Rajasthan and Telangana on November 25 and November 30 respectively. Voting was held in Chhattisgarh on 7 November and 17 November.
More than 16 crore people voted in the assembly elections of five states. The tenure of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Telangana assemblies is ending in January next year, while the tenure of Mizoram is ending in December. The results of the assembly elections held in Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh will be declared today, for and the counting of votes will start at 8 am.I can help you rewrite the news article with more details and an organized structure. Here is my attempt:
BJP leads in three states, Congress in Telangana and Chhattisgarh
The counting of votes for the assembly elections of four states of the country – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana – has started and the initial trends have also started coming in. The results of these elections will be revealed today and will significantly impact national politics ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
In Madhya Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on 157 seats out of the total 230 seats, crossing the majority mark of 116. The ruling Congress party is trailing behind with 72 seats. The voting for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections was held in a single phase on November 17, 2023, with a voter turnout of 71.5%. The BJP has been in power in the state for 15 years, with Shivraj Singh Chouhan as the chief minister. The Congress is hoping to end the BJP’s rule by highlighting the issues of unemployment, farmers’ distress, and corruption.
In Rajasthan, the BJP is also leading on 107 seats out of the total 200 seats, ahead of the Congress party leading on 76 seats. The voting for the Rajasthan assembly elections was held in a single phase on November 25, 2023, with a voter turnout of 74.2%. The state has a history of alternating between the BJP and the Congress every five years, with the incumbent party losing the elections. The current chief minister is Ashok Gehlot of the Congress, who is facing a tough challenge from the BJP’s Vasundhara Raje, the former chief minister.
In Chhattisgarh, the Congress party is leading on 54 seats out of the total 90 seats, ahead of the BJP which is leading on 31 seats. The voting for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections was held in two phases on November 7 and November 17, 2023, with a voter turnout of 76.6%. The state has been ruled by the BJP for 18 years, with Raman Singh as the chief minister. The Congress is trying to oust the BJP by focusing on the issues of tribal rights, Naxal violence, and development. In the trends, 11 ministers of the Bhupesh Baghel government of Chhattisgarh are lagging.
In Telangana, the Congress party is leading on 66 seats out of the total 119 seats, ahead of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leading on 42 seats. The voting for the Telangana assembly elections was held in a single phase on November 30, 2023, with a voter turnout of 67.4%. The state was formed in 2014 after bifurcating from Andhra Pradesh, following a long agitation for a separate statehood. The TRS, led by K. Chandrashekar Rao, is the first party to govern the state and is seeking a second term. The Congress has allied with the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Communist Party of India (CPI), and the Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS) to challenge the TRS.
Other parties and independents
Apart from the BJP and the Congress, other parties and independents are also leading on some seats in the four states. In Rajasthan, the dominance of independent and small parties is visible, as they are leading on 16 seats. Some of these parties are the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), the Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP), and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M). In Telangana, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), led by Asaduddin Owaisi, is leading on 7 seats. The AIMIM is a regional party that mainly represents the interests of the Muslim community in the state.
BJP’s celebration and PM Modi’s address
To celebrate the victory in three states, the BJP has also started preparations at the party headquarters in New Delhi. There is also news that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach the party headquarters in the evening and address the workers. PM Modi had campaigned extensively in all four states, highlighting the achievements of his government at the center and the failures of the state governments. He had also attacked the Congress party for its dynastic politics, corruption, and lack of vision.