A dastardly landmine attack by Maoists last May eliminated the entire Congress leadership in Chhattisgarh, leaving it rudderless and the party is now banking heavily on the sympathy factor in the assembly elections.
With a history dating back to 5000 years old, Rajathan boasts of opulent monuments that stand testimony to a glorious past and from whose walls reverberate, countless tales of chivalry, heroism, honour and romance.
In a surprise move, the BJP has decided to field Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from Vidisha seat along with Budhni, from where he has already filed his nomination for the Assembly Elections.
Welcoming the Election Commission`s announcement of poll schedule in 5 states, the BJP`s PM nominee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday tweeted, "I welcome announcement of polls in 5 states. Elections are a celebration of our democracy. We look forward to a healthy & spirited election."