Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which retained power in Madhya Pradesh with a huge majority has gained its vote share in recently conducted Assembly elections in the state.
According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the BJP bagged 48.per cent of vote share while the Congress got 40.40 per cent vote share. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have received a vote share of 3.40 per cent.
Highest-ever Assembly polls voter turnout
It should be noted here that a voter turnout of 77.82 per cent was recorded in the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, which is the highest in the state's history, officials said. The voter turnout this time was the highest in the history of Madhya Pradesh since it was founded in 1956. It also surpassed the 75.63 per cent voter turnout of the 2018 assembly polls by 0.59 per cent.
A look at the BJP's vote share in the last four Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh.
- 2018: 41.02 per cent
- 2013: 44.88 per cent
- 2008: 37.64 per cent
- 2003: 42.50 per cent
Here is the Congress party's vote share in the last four Assembly elections in the state.
- 2018: per cent
- 40.89 per cent
- 2013: 36.38 per cent
- 2008: 32.39 per cent
- 2003: 31.61 per cent
CM Chouhan credits PM Modi for party's stunning performance
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday gave credit for it to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll campaign and said people have immense faith in him. Chouhan also said they have properly implemented welfare schemes of the "double engine" government. “Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji is in the hearts of the people of Madhya Pradesh. The state is also in the heart of Modi ji. There is immense faith towards him. He held public meetings here and appealed to the people which has touched the people's hearts. Such trends are coming as a result of this,” Chouhan added.
It should be mentioned here that polls were held for the 230-member Assembly on November 17.
(With inputs from agencies)