The Assembly poll results for five states show that the BJP has lost almost 50 per cent seats in these states compared to 2013 Assembly elections. The Congress, on the other, has made a huge gain of 80 per cent seats this time in these states.
In 2013 Assembly elections in these states, the BJP had won 382 out of 679 seats. However, in 2018 polls, the party has emerged victorious or is leading in only 192 seats that clearly shows a huge loss of around 50 per cent seats compared to last elections.
The Congress had won 165 seats in these five states in 2013 Assembly elections. This year, the party has either won or is leading in 303 seats in these states that shows a massive gain of over 83 percent seats.
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In Rajasthan, the BJP had won 163 out of 200 seats in 2013. The party has managed to win 102 seats in the state in 2018. The Congress, on the other hand, had won 21 seats in 2013 Assembly polls. The party has secured 102 seats in 2018 elections.
In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP had won 165 out of 230 seats in 2013 Assembly polls. The saffron party has won 106 seats in the state this time. The Congress had won 58 seats in 2013. In 2018, the party has made major gains by winning 114 seats.
In Chhattisgarh, the BJP had won 49 out of 90 seats in 2013 while the Congress had won 39 Seats. In 2018, the saffron party has been reduced to 13 seats while the number of seats of Congress has surged to 62.
In Telangana (Which was part of Andhra Pradesh in 2013), the BJP had emerged victorious in 5 seats while the Congress had won 13 seats. In 2018, the saffron party has won only 1 out of 119 seats while the Congress’ tally has touched 20 mark in the state.
In Mizoram, the BJP had failed to open its account in 2013 elections while the Congress had won 34 out of 40 seats. In 2018 elections, the BJP has succeeded in opening its account in the state and won 1 seat while the Congress could manage to register victory in 15 seats.