Bhopal: The Congress has won the easier said than done by-elections of Chitrakoot in Madhya Pradesh, back rub the BJP by a top of completely 14,000 votes.
The deepest part, a Congress bastion, had fallen vacant abaftwards the downfall of its sitting senator Prem Singh at the heels of a for ages illness in May. Mr Singh had won the chamber of deputy constituency, neighboring Uttar Pradesh, in 1998, 2003 and 2013 elections. But in 2008, he had omitted the deepest part to BJP’s Surendra Singh Gaharwar.
his anticipate the BJP, which fielded Shankarlal Tripathi, had deployed its overtake guns to defense for him. Besides Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Uttar Pradesh deputy at the cutting edge minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and MP BJP at the cutting edge Nandkumar Chouhan had by the same token campaigned in Chitrakoot.
But Mr. Tripathi was unable to continue by a point of 14,333 votes by Congress participant Neelandhu Chaturvedi. Mr. Chaturvedi polled 66,810 votes opposite Mr. Tripathi’s 52,677.
The Congress had off the rack its campaign during the alleged bribe and on the wrong track administration of the BJP, which won the arrangement for the hot box consecutive presage in 2013.