A political level, Scindia pulled off a smooth coup- from getting his loyalists to quit the Congress and to get them into a BJP cabinet.
This round of Rajya Sabha elections in the state was the backdrop for the change in government witnessed in Madhya Pradesh in March.
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Having won the 2010 and 2015 assembly polls on the strength of his government’s impressive performance and delivery, Nitish believes that 2020 polls would be no different.
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Ashok Gehlot has alleged that the BJP is offering Rs 10 crore in advance to MLAs to not vote for two Congress candidates, with another Rs 15 crore to be given later.
For the time being, politicians are choosing to wear their party colours and symbols on their masks as a way to help people recognise their leaders.
The way the numbers are stacked, the BJP may win two seats while the Congress will win one for sure.
The party met its promises on Article 370, Ram Temple, Triple Talaq among others. It is set to tackle the challenges thrown by the coronavirus.
Be it BJP's Dilip Ghosh’s photo-op posturing in removing trees in a relatively unaffected area, or CPI (M)'s Kanti Ganguly standing like a rock beside the storm-ravaged people, netas are not losing the opportunity.
From outside, Madhya Pradesh looks like a stable two-party state, but the recent upheaval shows that the two-party system does not necessarily mean stability.
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At the moment, things are such a mess in the Congress, that if he had a chance, even Rahul will not mind joining the BJP.