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BJP: 142
Congress: 71
Others: 17


Update: 04:51 PM: Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh's younger son and Madhya Pradesh Congress Election Campaign Committee Chairman, Ajay Singh wins again from the Churhat assembly constituency in the Sidhi district. He defeated his nearest rival BJP's Ajay Pratap Singh by a margin of 10,783 votes.

Update: 04:41 PM: Bharatiya Jan Shakti Party chief Uma Bharati loses to Yadvendra Singh of the Congress in Tikamgarh.

Update: 03:15 PM: Ramesh Maindola of BJP defeats Suresh Seth (Cong) by a margin of 39,937 votes in Indore-2 constituency. Congress candidate Satyanarayan Patel defeats BJP candidate Manoj Patel by a margin of 9,491 votes in Depalpur seat.

Update: 02:50 PM: BJP candidate Mahendra Hardia defeats Shobha Ojha of Congress by a margin of 5,264 votes in Indore-5 seat. Malini Goud of BJP defeats Congress nominee Govind Manghani by a margin of 28,043 votes in Indore-4 seat.

Update: 02:40 PM: Ramesh Maindola of BJP defeats Suresh Seth (Cong) by a margin of 39,937 votes in Indore-2 constituency. Congress candidate Satyanarayan Patel defeats BJP's Manoj Patel by a margin of 9,491 votes in Depalpur seat.

Update: 02:30 PM: BJP leads in 136 seats while the Congress is ahead in 66. Others lead in 28 seats.

Update: 01:20 PM: Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee President Suresh Pachouri offers to quit from his post owning responsibility for the party's possible defeat.

Update: 01:15 PM: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan elected from the Budhni seat by a margin of nearly 40,000 votes. He defeated Congress candidate Mahesh Rajput.

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Update: 12:42 PM: Uma Bharti's Bharatiya Jan Shakti Party was trailing in 213 out of the 216 seats it contested, including in Tikamgarh where Bharti is in fray.

Update: 12:18 PM: State PWD Minister Kailash Vijayawargiya wrests the Mhow seat from the Congress by defeating sitting MLA Antar Singh Darbar by a margin of more than 9,000 votes.

Update: 12:15 PM: State Culture Minister Laxmikant Sharma declared elected from the Sironj constituency in Vidisha district by a margin of more than 11,310 votes.

Update: 11:47 AM: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading in Budhni.

Update: 11:40 AM: BJP leads in 121 seats while the Congress is ahead in 70 seats. Others are ahead in 30 seats

Update: 10:52 AM: The BJP appears all set to retain power in Madhya Pradesh, leading in 126 seats in the 230-member assembly. The Congress is leading in 57 seats. BSP is leading in five, Samajwadi Party two and an independent candidate in one.

Update: 10:18 AM: For BJP, Shivraj Singh Chouhan ruled-Madhya Pradesh is offering a hope with the party ahead in 98 seats as against 54 of the Congress and 17 others. The state assembly has an effective strength of 230.

Update: 09:42 AM: Bharatiya Jan Shakti party chief Uma Bharti is trailing behind Yadvendra Singh of the Congress in the Tikamgarh constituency by more than 1000 votes.

Update: 09:10 AM: The ruling BJP has raced ahead of opposition Congress. It's leading in 22 seats while the Congress is ahead in 14 seats.

Update: 08:55 AM: The BJP leads in 5 seats while the Congress leads in 2.

Update: 08:50 AM: BJP leads in one seat.

Update: 08:00 AM: Counting of votes begins for the just-held assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.

Update: 08:00 AM: Counting of votes begins for the just-held assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.

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