For the past 14 years, Madhya Pradesh has been ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party. And even though many win the statethink that the BJP is invincible, a desire for change is gradually gaining strength. Congress’s successive wins in four by-elections in the past one year indicts that people may choose Congress over BJP.
Elections to the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly will be held in 2018 to elect members of the 230 constituencies in Madhya Pradesh. A sharp decline in the name of the current Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan is been seen as the various scams the most famous one like VYAPAM, has come up in the later half of his tenure. Apart from scams, farmer’s issue is not less in the state. The state has witnessed many farmers committing suicides due to the burden of agricultural loans, unavailability of perennial water etc.
There is also the anti-incumbency piling up against Shivraj Singh Chauhan; congress here finds a new life.This is a do or dies election for the Congress in Madhya Pradesh, without meticulous planning nof elections meetings, and star campaigners, and careful selection of election issues, the party can find itself losing an election it has the best shot at winning after 15 years of anti-incumbency built against the BJP.