Bhopal: The Bharatiya Janata Party`s victory in Madhya Pradesh Sunday is a triumph of its ideology, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who now gets to continue in office for a third consecutive term.
Addressing a press conference here after a stunning victory in the state assembly elections, he said the people have vested interest in the BJP once again and the government will continue to work for the state`s development.
He also thanked his party members and senior leaders for their support.
The Bharatiya Janata Party surged ahead in 157 seats, comfortably breaching the half-way mark in the legislative assembly.
As the results began to pour in, the BJP workers began celebrating across the sprawling state.
They burst fire-crackers, beat drums, distributed sweets and waved their party flag, celebrating the poll success.
Madhya Pradesh voted Nov 25 to pick a new 230-member assembly.