Of the 378 candidates in fray for 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh where elections were held last month, 226 are in 31-50 years age group, including 113 candidates each in 31-40 and 41-50 age brackets.
The BJP is confident of giving a tough fight to Union Minister Kamla Nath on his traditional Chhindwara Lok Sabha seat, drawing courage from its performance in 2013 Assembly elections in which it bagged four out of seven seats from there.
Error-free electoral rolls will be prepared this time in Madhya Pradesh via complaint redressal camps for voters, ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, as per directives of the Election Commission of India.
Over six lakh voters, accounting for 1.9 per cent of the total votes polled, preferred None Of The Above (NOTA) option instead favouring any candidate in the just concluded Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.
The BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday announced a slew of measures for the poor and the youth as it unveiled its manifesto for the November 25 Assembly elections, including giving smart phone to students.
Various organisations working for the cause of gas-affected persons in the city on Wednesday said they have launched a campaign to educate victims of the world`s worst industrial disaster about using "NOTA" option in the upcoming elections as successive Congress and BJP governments at state and Centre have done "injustice" to them.
It`s `brand Shivraj` on which the BJP is banking to make a hat-trick in Madhya Pradesh, where discontent against sitting MLAs of the party threatens to snowball into a crisis in a number of constituencies.