Kailash Vijayvargiya, a seasoned player in the political arena, expressed his surprise when the Bharatiya Janata Party chose him to represent Indore-1 in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh elections. This decision was part of the BJP’s strategy, unveiled in their second list of 39 candidates, an announcement made mere hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mass address. The selection has stirred up the political waters in Madhya Pradesh, underlining the high stakes of this imminent electoral battleReacting to his candidature for the upcoming Vijayvargiya has previously served as a cabinet minister in the Madhya Pradesh government and has represented the Mhow constituency for multiple terms
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya expressed surprise over his party’s decision to field him from the Indore-1 constituency. The announcement, which was made public on Monday as part of BJP’s second candidate list, came just hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mass rally in the state said Vijayvargiya, who is currently serving as the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party.The veteran leader’s nomination has garnered attention given his significant influence in the state’s political landscape.
“Kailash Vijayvargiya’s candidature is a strategic move by the BJP. His vast experience and deep understanding of the state’s politics make him a strong contender,” stated political analyst Suresh SharmaThe assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh are scheduled for later this year. The BJP released its second list of 39 candidates on Monday, which includes several sitting MLAs and a few new faces. The party had already announced 177 candidates in its first list.According to sources within the party, the BJP’s candidate selection is a mix of experienced politicians and fresh faces to strike a balance and appeal to a wider voter base The party aims to retain its stronghold in the state where it has been in power
The final electoral verdict will be announced after the polling process. The state, along with the rest of the country, eagerly awaits the outcome of these crucial assembly elections.With the announcement of Vijayvargiya’s candidature, the political landscape of Indore-1 constituency is set to witness an intriguing battle. Political analysts believe that his nomination could potentially sway the election results in BJP’s favorThe BJP’s second list of 39 names for Madhya Pradesh packed big surprises Monday, with the party fielding three Union ministers, four MPs and a national general secretary in a state where it is facing a tough competition from the Congress.
The top guns are seen as having blown the field wide open for chief minister choice should the BJP win, with Tomar, Patel and Vijayvargiya now strong contenders. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been CM for 20 years, but for a brief two-year period after the 2018 results when the Congress had finished ahead of the BJP narrowly. The party has been worried about fatigue setting in regarding Chouhan, who has incidentally not been named the CM face, even as Kamal Nath is leading an energetic Congress campaign, matching the BJP in tactics – Hindutva for Hindutva, and scheme for schemeUnion ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Patel and Faggan Singh Kulaste will now contest the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, along with MPs Rakesh Singh (former state BJP president), Ganesh Singh, Reeti Pathak and Uday Pratap Singh, apart from general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya
Sources said the seven MPs whose names were announced on Monday were informed in advance about the party decision. However, not Chouhan. Sources close to the CM said he had been caught by surprise. “We had a feeling that Vijayvargiya may contest, but the fielding of Union ministers was a surprise. To be honest, we don’t know who will be the next CM now.This is the second list of names announced by the BJP for Madhya Pradesh. The first list, also of 39 names, was released on August 18. No big names featured in that list.While Kulaste is a six-term Lok Sabha MP, Rakesh Singh and Ganesh Singh are four-term Members of Parliament, Tomar is into his third term, and Pathak into his second