BJP to fight Madhya Pradesh assembly polls under Shivraj

BHOPAL: It’s official, BJP will fought 2018 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh under the leadership of Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

“I must clarify on record that the 2018 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be contested under the leadership of Shivraj Singh Chouhan,” declares BJP President Amit Shah.

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This announcement from Amit Shah has come in the backdrop of intense speculation in the local media that Chouhan may be invited to join the cabinet at the Centre.

Although, MP CM has always dismissed reports in this regard. “These are all rumours. I am going to stay here and help the party win the assembly elections in 2018 for the fourth consecutive time,” Chouhan had said.

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Giving vote of confidence to Shivraj government Amit Shah that the “Bimaru (laggard)” tag has been removed from BJP-ruled states such as Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
“We expect no less than 200 seats in the assembly and all 29 seats in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections,” Shah said.