# Congress and BJP
The Congress is leading in two BJP-ruled heartland states — Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh — as votes get counted for the assembly election billed as the semi-final before next year’s national polls. In Madhya Pradesh, it is locked in a tough fight with the BJP. But the party is trailing in Mizoram, a state it rules. The ruling TRS looks set to retain Telangana comfortably. The results in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are likely to have an impact on the elections due early next year. For the ruling BJP, itRead More
Rajasthan is set to follow its tradition of throwing out the incumbent government according to the exit polls on Friday, after the end of voting for five state elections. The results will be announced on Tuesday, December 11 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, and Mizoram. An aggregate of exit polls gives the BJP 78 and the Congress 112 of 199 seats that went to polls in Rajasthan. Any of one party has to win 100 to form the government in the state Rajasthan. Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra Singh directly challenging Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Besides anti-incumbency, the BJP suffered a series of high-profile exits before the elections and its founder-member Jaswant Singh’s son Manvendra Singh, who is directly challenging Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of the BJP in her constituency Jhalrapatan. If the Congress will wins, then they will be forced to confront an issue it has been putting off for months – its chief ministerial candidate. The party’s old warhorse Ashok Gehlot, a former CM of Rajasthan, has a rival for the top post – state Congress chief Sachin Pilot. “The high command will decide who will be Chief Minister,” Ashok Gehlot told, calling questions on Sachin Pilot’s credentials for the top job “hypothetical”. Sachin Pilot asked the same question, he said “I don’t know, My job was to win and we did. I really think I am a fortunate party president for getting the support to all Rajasthani leaders and workers. For 70 years it has been the tradition that elected lawmakers to choose the CM. Last month, they all addressed a joint press conference to announce that both of them would fight the polls. Who among the two would contest the election had been the subject for much speculation. As both were seen as the Cong. candidates for CM. The party was seen to be reluctant to field one of them if only to avoid the inevitable tussle for the Chief Minister’s post.
Rajasthan will witness high-voltage campaigning today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi scheduled to address election rallies. While, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing rallies in Bhilwara, Dungarpur and Kota, Rajnath Singh will be covering Rajakheda, Basedi (both in Dholpur) and Virat Nagar (in Jaipur) Assembly constituencies. Rahul Gandhi began the tour by paying obeisance at the Ajmer dargah, followed by a visit to Pushkar Sarovar. After that he will leave for Pokhran in Jaisalmer,Read More
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