New Delhi, December 7: Exit poll results of the assembly elections conducted in five states – Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram – will be declared today. These elections are also considered as run-up to the Lok Sabha elections which are scheduled next year. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ruling in three states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, while the Congress is in power only in Mizoram. Telangana Rashtra Samithi-led by K Chandrashekhar Rao ruled the state since its formation.
The Elections in Chhattisgarh were held in two phases on November 12 and November 20. Meanwhile, In MP and Mizoram elections were held in single phase on November 28. The voting for the assembly election was conducted on December 7 in Rajasthan and Telangana. The Congress is looking to make comeback in MP and Chhattisgarh after 15 years. In Rajasthan also, the grand opposition party will give a tough fight to the BJP government. Meanwhile, in Telangana the min competition is between the Congress-Telugu Desam Party alliance and the TRS.
In Mizoram, the grand old party is had 34 legislators in 40-member assembly. The counting of votes will take place on December 11 and the result will be declared by evening. These assembly elections can also be seen as a show of strength by ruling and opposition parties before the Lok Sabha Election 2019.