It’s Now BJP Versus Congress In #Elections2019, With Third Front Challenge Ruled Out

The results of the five state assembly elections have been declared and the Congress has upstaged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Hindi heartland. The BJP’s longest-serving chief ministers, Raman Singh and Shivraj Singh Chouhan, had to face defeats. A variety of factors, including voter fatigue, local anti-incumbency, agriculture or rural distress, and growing urban apathy have been attributed to this defeat.

This article was first published in ‘Swarajya’ on 15th Dec. 2018

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