The two national parties—the Congress and the BJP—put their poll strategies to the test in Rajasthan, MP and Chhattisgarh in preparation for the grand contest of 2024
(Left) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gwalior, Oct. 2; Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Rangareddy, Telangana, Sept. 17; (Photos: ANI)
New Delhi, Bhopal, Raipur,ISSUE DATE: Nov 6, 2023 | UPDATED: Oct 27, 2023 18:05 IST
The three hindi heartland states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are among the five going to the polls in November, and will be the launch pads for the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party for the Lok Sabha election in 2024. In most of the 520 assembly seats in these states, the two behemoths of Indian politics will be engaged in direct combat.