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Shivraj leads BJP to third time win in Madhya Pradesh

Shivaj Singh

In Madhya Pradesh,incumbent Chief Minister Shivaj Singh Chouhan ensured a third term in the top office by bagging even more seats than his tally in previous elections.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrates with party workers at BJP office in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Shivraj Singh

Under his leadership,the BJP won 165 seats this time. The Congress,which failed to project a face for the polls,won just 58 seats.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrates with party workers at BJP office in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Shivraj Singh

The C-Voter-NWS exit poll results indicated the ruling BJP will win around 123-133 seats,Congress 87-97,Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) 8 and Others will bag between 2-6.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrates with workers at his residence,after winning in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Shivraj Singh

Elections were held over two phases,and was in the primary peaceful although voting was boycotted in certain constituencies because roads there remained unbuilt or unrepaired.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrates with workers at his residence,after winning in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MP recorded a high voter turnout of over 70%.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrates with workers at his residence,after winning in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

Madhya Pradesh CM

In MP,BJP has claimed 41 seats to the MP Legislative Assembly,while Congress' tally so far only 13.
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan with his wife and son at their residence,in Bhopal on Sunday. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

BJP

BJP maintains the lead for 116 seats,and seems overwhelming winners in MP,with Congress struggling with the lead for 51 seats. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)

BJP worker

MP has 230 seats and a party requires a minimum of over 115 seats to form government.
A BJP worker takes a picture at the CM house in Bhopal. (IE Photo: Praveen Khanna)