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Episode 6 November 15, 2018

How BJP rose to power in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh that we know today is not the same as the one we inherited after the independence. It has seen a lot of changes these past 71 years, both politically and geographically. As the state gets ready for its assembly elections, scheduled to take place on 28th November, we take a moment to look back its political history. Indian Express’ bureau chief, Ravish Tiwari, tells us the state’s story and explains how the BJP managed to rise to power in the state where it has ruled for the last 15 years.


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How BJP rose to power in Madhya PradeshThe Madhya Pradesh that we know today is not the same as the one we inherited after the independence. It has seen a lot of changes these past 71 years, both politically and geographically. As the state gets ready for its assembly elections, scheduled to take place on 28th November, we take a moment to look back its political history. Indian Express' bureau chief, Ravish Tiwari, tells us the state's story and explains how the BJP managed to rise to power in the state where it has ruled for the last 15 years. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.