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Explaining the BJP’s Comprehensive Victory in MP

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh took place against the backdrop of the assembly elections of 2018 wherein the Bharatiya Janata Party put up an extraordinary performance. This article makes an attempt to explain the reasons for the party’s success in the 2019 elections in the state.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nearly obliterated the Congress in Madhya Pradesh (MP) in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Of the 29 seats, all but one was won by the BJP, an increase of one seat as compared to 2014. The BJP vote share rose by 5% compared to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. The victory margin in most of the seats was in the range of 1 to 5.5 lakh votes. This assumes even more significance in the light of the BJP having been voted out of power just six months ago in the state.

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Updated On : 23rd Aug, 2019
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