The upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election, scheduled for November 17 with vote counting on December 3, has 29 key constituencies that will draw significant attention. Among them are the electoral battlegrounds of prominent leaders, including four-time Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and State Congress President Kamal Nath.
Here’s a glimpse into the constituencies that will shape the political landscape
Budhni: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s fortress since 2006, situated along the Narmada River, will be closely monitored.
Chhindwara: Kamal Nath, a nine-time MP, fought his first assembly election here in 2019, bolstering his position as CM.
Dimani: The inclusion of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Dimani adds intrigue, potentially impacting the Chief Ministerial race.
Narsinghpur: BJP’s strong OBC leader Prahlad Singh Patel replaces the incumbent MLA, making this contest noteworthy.
Niwas: Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste seeks to maintain BJP’s influence in this tribal-majority constituency.
Indore: BJP’s Kailash Vijayvargiya strives to regain this seat from Congress in the Malwa-Nimar region.
Datia: Home Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra faces stiff opposition, known for his controversial statements.
Lahar: Dr. Govind Singh, Leader of Opposition, holds a stronghold in Lahar, loyal to veteran Congress leader Digvijay Singh.
Harsud: State Forest Minister Vijay Shah, a tribal leader, seeks re-election in a constituency marked by displacement due to the Indira Sagar Dam.
Saver: Tulsi Silavat, a BJP supporter, shifted allegiance from Congress, aiming to retain Saver seat in Indore.