Madhya Pradesh Elections Latest News And Live Updates
MP civic body elections: BJP wins in Jabalpur
February 04, 2015 05:29 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won most number of seats and has emerged eventual winner in Jabalpur in the Madhya Pradesh civic body elections. The BJP bagged 41 of the 79 seats, while the Congress settled for 28 of them. 8 seats went to independent candidates, while the Shiv Sena had to be content with only 2 seats.
Source: News Reports
Results of the MP civic body to be announced today
February 04, 2015 10:29 AM
The results of the Madhya Pradesh civic body are to be announced today. The wards in fray are Bhopal, Indore Jabalpur, Chhindwara, Badonikhurd Nagar, Patera Nagar, Bankhedi, Shamshabad and Chapiheda Nagar Corporations and Parishads (Councils). The long ruling party in the assembly, BJP is hopefull of another win as far as the civic body elections are concerned. On the other hand, the Congress is also looking to regain the lost ground. BJP spokesperson Vishwas Sarang, who is also an MLA said, “We will get a majority in the corporations and the BJP mayoral candidates will win, not only in Bhopal but in Chhindwara, Jabalpur and Indore as well. The low voting percentage claimed by Congress as a sign of their victory is in fact due to problems in the voters’ list.”
Source: News Reports
Counting of votes begins for MP civic bodies results; postal ballots to be counted first
December 04, 2014 10:41 AM
Fate of 26 Nagar Palikas, 100 Nagar Parishads and 9 municipal corporations to be decided today. The counting of votes for the 1st phase of polling held on Nov 28 to elect 135 civic bodies of Madhya Pradesh began at 9am today. Source: News Reports
About Madhya Pradesh Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituencies
The state has a unicameral legislature. The seat of the Vidhan Sabha is located at Bhopal. The Madhya Pradesh assembly elections
were held on November 25, 2013. A total of 2,586 candidates filed their nomination for 230 seats across 51 districts.
There are in total 230 constituencies in the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Out of these, 35 constituencies are reserved for the Schedule Castes and 47 are reserved for the Schedule Tribes. Earlier, the number of constituencies of the Vidhan Sabha was 288 which was later increased to 320. Out of these 43 were reserved for the Scheduled Castes and 75 were reserved for the Scheduled Tribes. In 2000, when Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh, the number of constituencies of Madhya Pradesh was reduced to 230.
Under the general category, Bhopal Uttar is the Lok Sabha constituency with the largest number of voters (189,210,000) whereas Kotma has the least (123,399).
Under the category of ST, the Lakhnadon constituency holds the largest number of voters (207,719) whereas Sailana has the least number (125,917).
Under the category of SC, the Jabalpur Purba constituency holds the largest number (194,112) whereas Bina has the least (129,814).