Zoom News : Nov 30, 2023, 06:30 PM
Rajasthan Election: With the completion of voting in Telangana today i.e. on 30th November, the results of the elections held in five states will be awaited. Before that, exit poll will be released this evening. Before the exit polls were released, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed that Congress will form governments in all the five states where elections were held this month. Speaking to the media at the party headquarters in the national capital, Gehlot said that Congress will form the government in all the five states. I think BJP will not win in any of the five states.Gehlot's claim on forming governmentGehlot said, "Whatever the exit polls say in Rajasthan, and whatever the betting market says, whatever the media says and whatever your survey says, my guess says - as I have seen in the last six months in villages and Listened to the comments of the people in the cities, Congress will form the government.Voting will conclude today in TelanganaThe comments of the Chief Minister and senior Congress leader came as voting is being held for 119 assembly seats in the southern state of Telangana today. Voting for 40 assembly seats in Mizoram was held on November 7, while voting for the 90-member Chhattisgarh assembly was held on November 7 and 17. Voting for 230 seats of Madhya Pradesh Assembly was held on November 17 and voting for 200-member Rajasthan Assembly was held on November 25. Counting of votes will take place on December 3.Presently Congress government in Chhattisgarh-RajasthanThe stakes are high for the Congress as it is the ruling party in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and is eyeing a second consecutive term in both the states. The party is hoping to return to power in Madhya Pradesh, where despite winning in 2018, it lost the majority in March 2020 after Jyotiraditya Scindia and 22 MLAs left the party and joined the BJP. In Telangana, the Congress is trying to defeat the ruling BRS, which is eyeing a third consecutive term in the state.