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Madhya Pradesh Polling Schedule 2018 - Details

Madhya pradesh Assembly 2018(All 230 AC's)
Poll EventsSchedule DateSchedule Day
Date of Issue of Gazette Notification02.11.2018Friday
Last Date of Nominations09.11.2018Friday
Date for Scrutiny of Nominations12.11.2018Monday
Last Date for Withdrawal of candidatures14.11.2018Wednesday
Date of Poll28.11.2018Wednesday
Date of Counting11.12.2018Tuesday
Date before which election shall be completed13.12.2018Thursday

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Heavyweight Candidates

SI. NoNamePartyConstituencyDate of BirthM/FEducation PropertyCriminal record
1Shivraj Singh ChouhanBJPBudhani05-Mar-59MMA6 Crore More than No criminal case
2Rakesh SinghBJPJabalpur04-Jun-62MB.Sc.2.65 Crore1 Case
3Nand Singh ChauhanBJPKhandwa18-Sep-52MGraduate4 Crore No criminal case
4Gopal BhargavaBJPRehli01-Jul-52MGraduate (B.Sc.) and LL.B.1.1 CroreNo criminal case
5Jayant Kumar MalaiyaBJPDamoh20-Feb-47MB.com, L.L.B13.65 CroreNo criminal case
6Gaurishankar ShazwarBJPSanchi1 July 1950MMBBS3.71  CroreNo criminal case
7Narottam MishraBJPDatia15 April 1960MM.A., Ph.D.2.96 croresNo criminal case
8Kusum MahadeleBJPPanna15 August 1943FB.Sc., L. L.B2.07 croresNo criminal case
9Kunwar Vijay ShahBJPHarshud1 November 1962MM.A.6.83 croresNo criminal case
10Gaurishankar Chattrabhuja BisenBJPBalaghat01-Jan-52MM.Sc.(Botany)7.41  crores 1 case
11Rustam SinghBJPMorena09-Jul-45MM.A.,L.L.B6.47  croresNo criminal case
12Om Prakash DhurveBJPShahpura13-May-64MB.Sc.1.20 crores1 case
13Umashankar GuptaBJPBhopal South-West24-Jun-52MM.Com3.33 croresNo criminal case
14Archana ChitnisBJPBurhanpur20-Apr-64MM.S, B.Ed., LL.B.4.07 croresNo criminal case
15Yashodhara Raje ScindiaBJPShivpuri19-Jun-54FIntermediate5.95 croresNo criminal case
16Digvijay SinghCongress 28-Feb-47MGraduate / BE39 crores4 case
17Kamal NathCongressChhindwara18-Nov-46MB. Com206 croresNo criminal case
18Jyotiraditya Madhavrao ScindiaCongressGuna city01-Jan-71MMBA33.08 croresNo criminal case

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly By-Election Result

S.NoAssembly ConstituencyWinner CandidateWinner Party
1KolarasMahendra Singh YadavIndian National Congress
2MungaoliBrijendra Singh YadavIndian National Congress

Madhya Pradesh Civic Polls Results

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Madhya Pradesh Chitrakoot Assembly Constituency By-Election Result

The result of Chitrakoot Assembly constituency by-polls, which was held on Nov 09, 2017, was declared on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Congress succeeded in retaining the seat while BJP secured the position of the runner-up. The by-poll witnessed 65 % voter participation. While the number of electors in the election were 198122, the total number of valid votes was 126203. Votes casts under NOTA was 24544.

Candidate NameParty NameVotesSatus
Nilanshu ChaturvediCongress66810Winner
Shankar Dayal TripathiBJP52677Runner-Up

Madhya Pradesh (MP) Bye Election 2017 Result

AC NameWinnerPartyVotesRunner-upPartyVotes

Voting percentage of MP By-poll 2017


About Madhya Pradesh Elections

Madhya Pradesh is a state in Central India, and is called "Heart of India" due to its geographical location. It was established in the year 1956. The capital city of this state is Bhopal and is also the largest city of Madhya Pradesh. There are 50 districts in this state. The population of this state is more than 72,000,000. The literacy level of Madhya Pradesh is 76.5% which is the 8th in India. The official language of the state is Hindi.

The current Governor of this state is Ram Naresh Yadav and the Chief Minister is Shivraj Singh Chouhan who is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. This state is considered as one of the major states regarding the politics and culture of India. Madhya Pradesh sends 40 members to the Indian Parliament. 29 members are elected to the Lok Sabha and 11 members are elected to the Rajya Sabha. The 2 political parties that are dominant in this state are the BJP and the INC. This state has a two-party system. The regional parties of this state have not seen much success in the recent elections. In the state elections of 2008 in November, the BJP had won a majority with 143 seats. It defeated INC which had grabbed on to only 71 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party had won only 7 seats. See Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election 2013 Results

Results for the 2013 Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections were announced on 8 December 2013. BJP defeated the Congress thrice in a row. The Congress faced a major defeat in the state, winning merely 58 out of the 230 Assembly seats in the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. The BJP bagged 165 out of the 230 Assembly constituencies, while the rest 7 were won by other political parties. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the BJP registered a hat-trick by having been elected the CM of state for the third consecutive time, thus entering the Narendra Modi league who had registered a similar record in Gujarat.

The hopes of Congress leaders in the state including Digvjay Singh and Jyotiraditya Scindia, the Chief Ministerial candidate of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh. The election results indicated that the BJP had not been hit by an anti-incumbency wave in Madhya Pradesh (MP). Besides Chouhan’s success in MP was attributed to the then BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s campaigning in the state.

Quick facts for Madhya Pradesh Elections

Parliamentary Constituencies29
Assembly Constituencies 230
Ruling PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Opposition PartyIndian NationalCongress
Chief MinisterShri Shivraj Singh Chouhan
GovernorAnandiben Patel
Chief Electoral OfficerMs. Saleena Singh, IAS
AddressMadhya Pradesh Nirvachan Sadan, 17- Area Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Administrative structure

The state of Madhya Pradesh has a unicameral legislature. Like all other states, MP has a parliamentary system of governance. The executive authority lies with the council of ministers headed by the Chief Minister. The Governor, who is the titular head of the state, is elected by the President of India. The state has High Court benches at Indore, Gwalior, and Jabalpur. Then there are the district courts and family courts. At the local level, the state is divided into many divisions which are further divided into districts. Each division is headed by a commissioner and each district by a collector.

Issues of the state

Though the state does not face any big problems like Naxalism, caste conflict, terrorism etc., but it has its own share of issues related to social development like education, women and child health, poverty, gender based discrimination etc.

The advent of multinational companies has destroyed the state's natural resources. The untreated effluents of the factories are discharged into the rivers thus leading to pollution of rivers and ground water.

The parties while campaigning had targeted each other on the issues of corruption, governance, economic growth and employment.

Political Parties of Madhya Pradesh

BJP - Bhartiya Janta PartyBPI - Bolshevik Party of IndiaCPI - Communist party of India
FBL (MG) - F.B. (Marxist group)FBL (RG) - Forward Bloc (Ruikar Group)HMS - Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha
INC - Indian National CongressKMPP - Kisan Mazdoor Praja PartyRRP - Akhil Bharatiya Ram Rajya Parishad
SCF - All India Scheduled Caste FederationSP - Socialist PartyBLC - Bharatiya Lok Congress
SKP - S.K. Paksha  

These 51 districts in turn form 51 Jila Panchayats. The municipalities of Madhya Pradesh are branched into 3 divisions - Nagar Nigams, Nagar Palikas and Nagar Panchayats.

State Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh

This state was formed on 1 November 1956. This was done by merging the territories of the States of Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh, Bhopal, Mahakoshal and Madhya Pradesh (MP). The first Legislative Assembly was started from 1st November 1956 to 5th March 1957. After the reorganisation, the first elections were held in the year 1957. The Legislative Assembly of this state is also known as Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.

The electoral system of this state consists of the National level representation. Elections are held regularly for the purpose of forming the Government that can run the state. This state has a legislative assembly comprising 230 seats. The term of the Vidhan Sabha is five years, but will not be applicable if dissolved prior to that. The current speaker of this house is Sitaram Sharma, a BJP MLA. The elections were held in the State and the present House and the 12th Legislative Assembly were constituted on 5 December, 2013.Check the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Madhya Pradesh...

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election Results:

List of Chief Ministers of Madhya Pradesh

S. No.Chief MinisterFromToParty Name
1Shivraj Singh ChauhanDec 12, 2008IncumbentBJP
2Shivraj Singh ChauhanNov 29, 2005Dec 12, 2008BJP
3Babulal GaurAug 23, 2004Nov 29, 2005BJP
4Uma BhartiDec 8, 2003Aug 23, 2004BJP
5Digvijay SinghDec 1, 1998Dec 8, 2003INC
6Digvijay SinghDec 7, 1993Dec 1, 1998INC
 President's ruleDec 16, 1992Dec 6, 1993 
7Sunderlal PatwaMar 5, 1990Dec 15, 1992BJP
8Shyama Charan ShuklaDec 9, 1989Mar 4, 1990INC
9Motilal VoraJan 25, 1989Dec 8, 1989INC
10Arjun SinghFeb 14, 1988Jan 24, 1989INC
11Motilal VoraMar 13, 1985Feb 13, 1988INC
12Arjun SinghMar 11, 1985Mar 12, 1985INC
13Arjun SinghJun 8, 1980Mar 10, 1985INC
 President's ruleFeb 18, 1980Jun 8, 1980 
14Sunderlal PatwaJan 20, 1980Feb 17, 1980Janata Party
15Virendra Kumar SaklechaJan 18, 1978Jan 19, 1980Janata Party
16Kailash Chandra JoshiJun 26, 1977Jan 17, 1978Janata Party
 President's ruleApr 29, 1977Jun 25, 1977 
17Shyama Charan ShuklaDec 23, 1975Apr 29, 1977INC
18Prakash Chandra SethiMar 23, 1972Dec 22, 1975INC
19Prakash Chandra SethiJan 29, 1972Mar 22, 1972INC
20Shyama Charan ShuklaMar 26, 1969Jan 28, 1972INC
21Raja Nareshchandra SinghMar 13, 1969Mar 25, 1969INC
22Govind Narayan SinghJul 30, 1967Mar 12, 1969INC
23Dwarka Prasad MishraMar 9, 1967Jul 29, 1967INC
24Dwarka Prasad MishraSep 30, 1963Mar 8, 1967INC
25Bhagwantrao MandloiMar 12, 1962Sep 29, 1963INC
26Kailash Nath KatjuMar 14, 1957Mar 11, 1962INC
27Kailash Nath KatjuJan 31, 1957Mar 14, 1957INC
28Bhagwantrao MandloiJan 1, 1957Jan 30, 1957INC
29Pt. Ravishankar ShuklaNov 1, 1956Dec 31, 1956INC

List of Governors of Madhya Pradesh

S.No.Name of GovernorFromTo
1Anandiben PatelJan 23, 18Present
1Om Prakash Kohli (Additional charge)Sep 8, 16Jan 23, 18
1Shri Ram Naresh YadavSep 8, 11Sep 7, 16
2Shri Rameshwar ThakurJun 30, 09Sep 7, 11
3Dr. Bal Ram JakharJun 30, 04Jun 29, 09
4Shri Krishna Mohan Seth (Acting)Feb 5, 04Jun 29, 04
5Shri Ram Prakash GuptaJul 5, 03Jan 5, 04
6Dr. Bhai MahavirApr 22, 98Jun 5, 03
7Dr. Mohd. Shafi QureshiJun 24, 93Apr 21, 98
8Shri Kunwar Mahmud Ali KhanJun 2, 90Jun 23, 93
9Smt. Sarla GrewalMar 31, 89May 2, 90
10Shri K. M. ChandyDec 30, 87Mar 30, 89
11Justice N. D. Ojha (Acting)Jan 12, 87Dec 29, 87
12Shri K. M. ChandyMay 15, 84Nov 30, 87
13Shri Bhagwat Dayal SharmaAug 10, 83May 14, 84
14Justice G. P. Singh (Acting)Sep 21, 83Jul 10, 83
15Shri Bhagwat Dayal SharmaOct 7, 81Sep 20, 83
16Justice G. P. SIngh (Acting)May 26, 81Sep 7, 81
17Shri Bhagwat Dayal SharmaApr 30, 80May 25, 81
18Shri Cheppudira Muthana PunachaAug 17, 78Apr 29, 80
19Shri Niranjan Nath WanchuOct 14, 77Aug 16, 78
20Shri Satyanarayan SinhaAug 3, 71Oct 13, 77
21Shri Kyasamballi Chengalrao ReddyOct 2, 66Jul 3, 71
22Justice P. V. Dixit (Acting)Mar 2, 66Sep 2, 66
23Shri Kyasamballi Chengalrao ReddyNov 2, 65Feb 2, 66
24Padma Vibhushan Shri Hari Vinayak PataskarJun 14, 57Oct 2, 65
25Shri Bhograju Pattabhi SitaramaiyaJan 11, 56Jun 13, 57

Cabinet Ministers of Madhya Pradesh

MinistriesName of Minsiter
Chief Minister, General Administration, Narmada Valley Development, Culture, Tourism, Aviation Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Home and JailShri Babulal Gaur
Water Resources, Finance & Commercial Taxes, Planning, Economics and StatisticsShri Jayant Mallayya
Panchayats, Rural Development & Social Justice and CooperativesShri Gopal Bhargawa
Forests, Bio-Diversity and Bio-technology Shri Gaurishankar Shejwar
Urban Administration & Housing-EnvrionmentShri Kailash Vijayvargiya
Public WorksShri Sartaj Singh
Health & Family Welfare, Medical Education, AYUSH, Bhopal Gas Tragedy and Parliamentary AffairsShri Narottam Mishra
Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer ProtectionShri Kunwar Vijay Shah
Farmers Welfare and Agriculture DevelopmentShri Gourishankar Chaturbhuj Bisen
Technical Education, Skill Development, Higher EducationShri Umashankar Gupta
Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and Food Processing, Fishermen’s Welfare and Fisheries Development, Cottage & Village Industries, Law & Legislative Affairs, Public Health EngineerSushri Kusum Mehdele
Commerce, Industries and Employment, Public Sector Undertakings, Sports & Youth Welfare, Religious Trusts & EndowmentSmt.Yashodhra Raje Scindia
School EducationShri Paras Chandra Jain
Energy, New & Renewable Energy, Mineral Resources and Public RelationsShri Rajendra Shukla
Labour, Bacward Classes & Minorities Welfare, Denotified, Nomadic & Semi-nomadic Tribes WelfareShri Antar Singh Arya
Revenue, RehabilitationShri Rampal Singh
Tribal Welfare, Scheduled Castes WelfareShri Gyan Singh
Women & Child DevelopmentSmt Maya Singh
Transport, Information Technology, Public Service Management, Public Grievances RedressalShri Bhoopendra Singh
State Minister, School Education, Higher EducationShri Deepka Joshi
State Minister, Narmada Valley Development, General Adminsitration, AviationShri Lal Singh Arya
State Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Medical Education, AYUSH, Gas Relief, Parliamentary AffairsShri Sharad Jain
State Minister, Culture and TourismShri Surendra Patwa

Rajya Sabha Members from Madhya Pradesh

Shri Satyavrat Chaturvedi Indian National Congress 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Shri Anil Madhav Dave Bharatiya Janata Party 30/06/2010 to 29/06/2016
Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018Dr. Najma A. Heptulla Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018
Shri Satyanarayan Jatiya Bharatiya Janata Party 10/04/2014 to 09/04/2020Shri Prabhat JhaBharatiya Janata Party 10/04/2014 to 09/04/2020
Dr. Chandan Mitra Bharatiya Janata Party 30/06/2010 to 29/06/2016Dr. Vijaylaxmi SadhoIndian National Congress 30/06/2010 to 29/06/2016
Shri Digvijaya SinghIndian National Congress 10/04/2014 to 09/04/2020Sh. Prakash JavadekarBharatiya Janata Party03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Madhya Pradesh

The Chief Electoral Officer is responsible for the elections and has to ensure that they remain "free and fair". Shri Jaideep Govind is the Chief Electoral Officer of the state of Madhya Pradesh, and was appointed before the 2009 General Elections. Born in 1960, he was brought up in Madhya Pradesh and has a postgraduate degree in Botany as well as Developmental Administration. In October 2013, Govind remarked that democracy has failed in India due to poor voter participation. He further implored that people should understand the power given to them by the Indian Constitution, utilise it while voting and not have a nonchalant attitude that is so prevalent amongst the voters of today.

Madhya Pradesh Civic Bodies (Municipal) Election Results 2015

Body Type and NameBJP INC Others
Ujjain Municipal CorporationMeena JonwalLostLost
Morena Municipal CorporationAshok ArgalLostLost
Nagar Palika Parishad VidishaMukesh TandonLostLost
Sarangpur Nagar Palika ParishadLostRupal PatilLost
Dhuwara Nagar Palika ParishadLostLostAruna Raje
Kotar Nagar ParishadShanti Devi SharmaLostLost
Chakghat Nagar ParishadMeenakshi GuptaLostLost
Bhainsdehi Nagar ParishadAnil Singh ThakurLostLost
Suwashra Nagar ParishadMaganlal SuryavanshiLostLost
Harda Nagar Palika ParishadSadhna JainLostLost

Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Madhya Pradesh state with majority. The party bagged 27 of the 29 parliamentary seats of the state. The remaining two seats were won by Indian National Congress (INC). The Chief Minister (CM) is the head of the state of Madhya Pradesh and Shivraj Singh Chauhan is the present CM of the state. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress (INC) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are the leading parties in the state with BJP as the leading party at present. The political parties tried their best and made all possible efforts with their campaign strategies during the 16th Lok Sabha polls. Madhya Pradesh has 29 parliamentary seats which participated in the 16th Lok Sabha polls which took place in three different phases. The exit polls had predicted the victory of BJP in the state in the 2014 elections.

Last Updated on Nov 14, 2018

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