Bhopal, December 11: The counting of votes for assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh is currently underway. The results will be out by late afternoon. In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is hoping to retain power in the state even though a majority of the exit polls gave the Congress an edge over the BJP. We, at LatestLy, bring you the live updates on the results for six MP Vidhan Sabha constituencies- Shahpura, Dindori, Bichhiya, Niwas, Mandla, Baihar. Exit Poll Results 2018: Poll Pundits Predict Congress to Win Rajasthan, Have Upper Hand in Madhya Pradesh And Chhattisgarh.
In Shahpura (ST), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has pitted Omprakash Dhurve against Bhoopendra Maravi of the Congress party. In 2013 polls, Omprakash Dhurwey of the BJP had won with 76796 votes.
In Dindori (ST), the BJP has fielded Jaisingh Maravi against Congress candidate Omkar Singh Markam. In the 2013 polls in the state, Omkar Singh Markam of the Congress party had won with 76866 votes defeating Jay Singh Maravi of the BJP. Satta Matka Prediction Ahead of Exit Poll Results 2018: Congress May Win MP & Rajasthan, BJP to Retain Chhattisgarh, Says Matka.
In Bichhiya (ST), BJP candidate Shivraj Shah will have a tough fight against Congress candidate Narayan Singh Patta. In 2013, BJP's Pandit Singh Dhurwey had won with 65836 votes defeating Narayan Singh Patta, who had got 47520 votes.
In Niwas (ST), the BJP has fielded Rampyare Kulaste against Congress candidate Ashok Maskole. In 2013 elections, Rampyare Kulaste of the BJP had won with 65916 votes.
In Mandla (ST), the BJP has fielded Deosingh Saiyam against Congress candidate Prof. Sanjeev Chhotelal Uikey. In 2013 polls, Sanjeev Chhote Lal Uikey of the Congress party had won the seat.
In Baihar (ST), the BJP has fielded Anupama Netam while the Congress has pitted Sanjay Uikey. In the 2013 polls, Congress candidate Sanjay Uieke had won the seat.
In Madhya Pradesh, as many as 2,899 candidates, including 1,094 independents, are in the fray for the 230 seats, but the main contest is between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Reports inform that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is looking at a fourth term in the state.