Assembly Election 2023 Results Live Updates: The BJP is moving towards a win in 3 states — as Congress looked poised to wrest power from BRS in Telangana
Assembly Election 2023 Results Live Updates: As the counting of votes continues, the BJP has taken a comfortable lead in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, while also aiming to capture Chhattisgarh from Congress. Meanwhile, in Telangana, the Congress is poised to oust the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led BRS government to wrest power in another Southern states.
Why are all eyes on the Asssembly election results?
Both the BJP and the Congress had framed issues with the general elections in mind. The BJP, which had last year won Gujarat and Tripura but suffered defeats in Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh, needs victories under its belt to build momentum in its favour in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. The Congress, on the other hand, is desperate to win a couple of states which it hopes would give it an upper hand in seat-sharing talks with allies of the INDIA bloc.
Meanwhile, Mallikarjun Kharge thank the people of Telangana for the mandate Ciongress received in the state. “I also thank all those who voted for us in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. Our performance in these three states have no doubt been disappointing, but with determination, we reaffirm our strong resolve to rebuild and revive ourselves in these three states,’ Kharge said.
He said that Congress party fought a spirited campaign in all these four states. ‘I acknowledge and appreciate the efforts of lakhs of our workers. We will overcome temporary setbacks and prepare ourselves fully for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections along with the INDIA parties,” he said.
another southern state.
BJP on way to rule 12 states on its own, Congress down to 3
With the BJP heading towards a win in three of the four states that went to elections, the party will now be ruling 12 states in the country, while the Congress will come down to three after losing Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. The Aam Aadmi Party, ruling Delhi and Punjab, is third among national parties.