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Assembly elections highlights: BJP sweeps north, Congress takes Telangana

Assembly election results highlights: Bharatiya Janata Party has won a majority in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. Congress crossed the halfway mark in Telangana

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Assembly elections results LIVE:?The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a comfortable win in Rajasthan with 115 seats. With more than 101 seats, the BJP will form the government in Rajasthan, continuing the tradition of alternating governments with the Congress. The Congress party secured 69 seats, while the Bahujan Samaj Party won two seats.

Madhya Pradesh saw the saffron wave on Sunday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to register a landslide victory and return to power. As of late Sunday evening, BJP was leading/won 163 seats out of the total 230, comfortably above the majority mark of 116. The Indian National Congress was leading on 66 seats. The Bharat Adivasi Party won 1 seat.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wrested back control of Chhattisgarh from the Indian National Congress (INC) in a crucial electoral victory. The saffron party was leading on 54 seats out of 90 with Congress at 35. Gondvana Gantantra Party was leading on one seat. A party or coalition needs to win 46 seats to form the government in Chhattisgarh.

Congress, with 64 seats to its credit, confirmed victory in 59 seats, and a solid in the rest of the five seats, has secured a majority for itself in the Telangana Assembly. Congreess' win comes after a ten-year rule by the outgoing Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) which emerged out of the statehood movement itself. The BRS has been reduced to 39 seats in the state, with its Chief Minister and party supremo, K Chandrashekhar (KCR), losing the Kamareddy seat to BJP's lesser-known candidate Venkata Ramana Reddy.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "I want to express my gratitude to the 'Nari Shakti' of the country. I would often say during my rallies that 'Nari Shakti' has decided that BJP's flag will rise high in the elections..."
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I predicted that Congress would not return in Rajasthan: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "In my political career, I always refrained from predictions...But this time, I broke this rule. In Rajasthan...I predicted that Congress would not return in Rajasthan...I had confidence in the people of Rajasthan..."
6:48 PM

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tenders his resignation to Governor Kalraj Mishra

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People have accepted the leadership and the development model of PM Modi: Adityanath

On BJP's lead in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says "People have accepted the leadership and the development model of PM Modi...BJP has been successful in getting a huge mandate in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. This shows that people will support BJP and Narendra Modi ji will become the Prime Minister for the third time..."
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We humbly accept the mandate of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi tweets, "We humbly accept the mandate of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The battle of ideology will continue. I am very thankful to the people of Telangana..."
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Amit Shah arrives at the party headquarters in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at the party headquarters in Delhi as the party leads in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan election
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The only person they believe in and trust is PM Modi: Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

On BJP's lead in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says, "In all four states today, the BJP has been given a tremendous vote of confidence by the voters. In Telangana, our vote share and seat share have significantly expanded... The politics of divisiveness, insulting the PM, casteism, appeasement, corruption and money power that the Congress was throwing in these elections have been defeated by the people... The formula of guarantees has been rejected by the people... People have shown that they don't believe in election-time gimmicks. The only person they believe in and trust is PM Modi..."
4:55 PM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot concedes defeat

4:17 PM

Rajasthan Assembly election result: BJP MP Rajyavardhan Rathore wins from Jhotwara

?BJP MP and candidate from Jhotwara Assembly constituency Rajyavardhan Rathore won by a margin of 50,167, garnering a total of 1,47,913 votes.?
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Chhattisgarh poll result: "I had told that BJP will form the govt with huge majority, says BJP's Vijay Baghel

3:48 PM

T'gana polls: Results 'disappointing' but not 'saddened', says BRS leader Rama Rao

BRS working president K T Rama Rao on Sunday said the assembly poll results were "disappointing" though he was not "saddened".

In a post on 'X', Rama Rao congratulated the Congress party which is clearly heading to form the government in Telangana

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'Red diary', 'Mahadev betting app', 'paper leaks' results in Congress defeat in 3 states

Red Diary, which reportedly contains secrets about Congress's corruption, the Mahadev betting app scam in Chhattisgarh and eight paper leaks in Rajasthan has ruined Congress prospects in the assembly elections in Hindi heartland.

Even demand for caste survey and welfare schemes floated by congress failed to transform voters into numbers.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) decisively won state elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

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Assembly elections result: As BJP leads in Chhattisgarh, MP, Rajasthan, here's what Nityanand Rai said

On BJP's lead in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, Union Minister Nityanand Rai says, "It is only because of PM Modi's name. The work and the name of PM Modi have reached every house... The people have trusted the slogans of 'Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi' and 'Modi Hai to Mumkin Hai'. Welfare and development has reached every house, city and village. The deprived section also thinks that they have gained something and they have the right to be happy... The face of the 'Mahagathbandhan' is the face of corruptors, scamsters, and appeasement... People have understood that all the parties in the mega alliance including the Congress are betrayers..."
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Telangana CM KCR trails at number 3 from Kamareddy constituency

Telangana Assembly election result: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is trailing at number 3 from Kamareddy. But, he is leading by 16,917 votes from Gajwel
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Assembly elections result: Here's what Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said

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First Published: Dec 03 2023 | 6:35 AM IST

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