Bhopal, Dec 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s victory in Madhya Pradesh Sunday is a triumph of its ideology, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who now gets to continue in office for a third consecutive term.
Addressing a press conference here after a stunning victory in the state assembly elections, he said the people have vested interest in the BJP once again and the government will continue to work for the state’s development.
He also thanked his party members and senior leaders for their support.
The Bharatiya Janata Party surged ahead in 157 seats, comfortably breaching the half-way mark in the legislative assembly.
As the results began to pour in, the BJP workers began celebrating across the sprawling state.
They burst fire-crackers, beat drums, distributed sweets and waved their party flag, celebrating the poll success.
Madhya Pradesh voted Nov 25 to pick a new 230-member assembly.