As 5 states goes to polls between November 12 and December 7, last minute campaign is on the upswing in Chhattisgarh as it goes to polls on November 12 in its Phase I. Chhattisgarh which have a 90 Assembly seats will go for polling in two phases i.e. 12 November and 20 November. The incumbent Raman Singh government of the BJP will be fighting for its 4th term.This will be the 4th Legislative Assembly election in Chhattisgarh since its formation in 2000.
Similarly, in Madhya Pradesh, the incumbent BJP government under Shivraj Singh Chauhan will be fighting for its 4th term.Madhya Pradesh goes to polls on November 28 for its 230 Legislative Assembly seats.
The youngest state, Telangana, will also be going for its 2nd Legislative Assembly election for its 119 seats on December 7.Incumbent Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao of Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) will be seeking a term.
Rajasthan will also go to polls on December 7 for its 200 seats.Incumbent BJP Chief Minister will be seeking another term.She is the only incumbent woman Chief Minister in the upcoming election and have been holding the post since 2013.
Mizoram will also go to polls on November 28 for its 40 member Legislative Assembly seats.Lal Thanhawla of the INC will be seeking re-election for the 3rd term.
Considered a prelude to the 2019 General Election, the Congress and the BJP will be fighting out tooth and nail. According to a survey conducted by Center For Voting Opinions and Trends in Election Research ( C-Voter), Congress stands a bright chance in regaining power in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and a thumping victory for Congress-TDP alliance in Telangana.C-Voter have predicted simple majority for BJP in Rajasthan and no clear winner in Mizoram.
The Assembly Elections results will be declared on December 11.