MP Assembly by-polls: Crucial for both BJP and dethroned Congress

The upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly by-polls are crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the dethroned Congress. The electorate in 19 districts is going to vote for the 28 seats going to the polls on November 3 (Assembly strength 230). These seats fell vacant due to the resignation of 25 Congress MLAs and the death of three.   The Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections in 2018 had ousted the BJP from power after its 15-year rule, but the Congress’s victory proved to be short-lived. The BJP returned to power in March this year through the defection of the Congr.....

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