Live updates for the Assembly Election of 2023 on November 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is stepping up his campaigning for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. He will speak at a meeting in Damoh on Wednesday and then hold rallies in Guna and Morena, which are located in the Gwalior-Chambal region.
This area is thought to be the stronghold of Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is a descendant of the former Gwalior royal family. Elections for the 230-member MP Assembly are set on November 17. The Congress party, led by former chief minister Kamal Nath, will present a serious challenge to the ruling BJP, which is led by four-time chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is intensifying her election campaigning in Madhya Pradesh. She will speak at rallies in Ujjain, Devas, and Indore, all located in the vital Malwa area, today. Priyanka advocated for a national caste census during an election rally in the Balod district in order to fairly reflect all societal groups and create welfare measures that would cater to their needs. Modi intensified his criticism of the Congress in the meantime, claiming that the group “boycotted” a meeting over the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) appointment because they “hate Dalits.”
In the midst of an IED explosion in Sukma district and a gunfight between Maoists and security forces in Kanker district during Tuesday’s first round of Assembly elections, Chhattisgarh achieved a voter turnout of 71.11%. Up to 6 p.m., Mizoram recorded 77.61% voter turnout.
After weeks of campaigning, Tuesday night marked the conclusion of the first round of voting for the 40-member Mizoram Assembly and 20 seats in Chhattisgarh. On November 17, the second and last round of voting for the remaining 70 seats in Chhattisgarh will take place.
Assembly Elections 2023 Live Updates: Stay up to current on all the news from Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh here; Today, Priyanka Gandhi and PM Modi will campaign in Madhya Pradesh.
Watch: a Comparison of the Bjp and Congress Manifestos for the Chhattisgarh Election of 2023
Chabtisgarh’s Phase One Attendance Was 71% Despite Calls for a Boycott and Maoist Terror.
On a day that saw multiple acts of violence by Maoists, Chhattisgarh had a provisional turnout of 70.87 percent in the first phase of Assembly elections on Tuesday.
Twenty of the ninety seats were up for election in the first round. Polling declined in all but two of the constituencies where Tuesday’s vote was held, according to preliminary data. The final results, according to an Election Commission official, will be made public on Wednesday.
In comparison to the previous election, there was an increase in polling in Dantewada and Bhanupratappur. While the turnout in Dantewada was 62.55 percent this time, it was 60.64 percent in the previous year. This time, 79.1% of voters in Bhanupratappur participated in polls; in 2018, that number was 77.58 percent.
A Record 76% of Voters Cast Ballots by 4 P.m. in the Mizoram Assembly Election.
Tuesday’s elections for all 40 legislative Assembly seats in Mizoram were conducted without any adverse incidents.
With 49.2% of registered voters casting ballots by 11 a.m., the state saw a high morning voter turnout. The percentage increased to 76.53 percent by 4 p.m. Polling was still ongoing in six polling places, according to state election officials, therefore the final turnout count was not known as of 9:05 p.m.
When Chief Minister Zoramthanga attempted to vote in the morning at Ramhlun Venglai Primary School in Aizawl North II, there was a problem. He said that the malfunctioning EVM prevented him from casting his ballot. He was able to cast a ballot when he went back to the polls afterwards.
Pm Modi Speaks at a Rally in Damoh, Mp
Primarily campaigning for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at a meeting in Damoh before going to Gwalior-Chambal region to hold rallies in Guna and Morena. This area is thought to be the stronghold of Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, who is the scion of the former Gwalior royal family.