New Delhi: Counting of votes for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election 2018 is underway and initial trends have started to pour in. A single phase election for the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly took place on November 28, 2018 amidst heavy security. The major national parties which contested the elections were Indian National Congress (INC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Take a look at the details of Bagli, Mandhata, Khandwa, Pandhana, Nepanagar, Burhanpur, Bhikangaon, Badwah Vidhan Sabha seats

Bagli: The constituency of Bagli is a part of Dewas district. It is reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates. In 2013, BJP’s Champalal Devda had defeated Congress’s Tersingh Devda by a margin of 25,000 votes. For 2018 polls, BJP has fielded Kannoje Pahadsingh and Congress has fielded Kamal Singh Vaskale.

Mandhata: Mandhata comes under Khandwa District. In 2013 polls, BJP’s Lokendra Singh Tomar had defeated Patel by a margin of 4,337 votes. For 2018 Assembly elections, BJP has fielded Narendra Singh Tomar and Congress has fielded Narayan Singh Patel.

Khandwa: This constituency is reserved for Scheduled Caste candidates. In the 2013 Assembly poll, Devendra Verma had defeated Mohan Dhakase of the Congress by a margin of 34,071 votes. For 2018 polls, BJP has fielded Devendra Verma and Congress has fielded Kundan Malviya.

Pandhana: In 2013 polls, BJP’s Yogita Navalsing Borker had defeated Congress’ Nandu Bare. For 2018 polls, BJP has fielded Ram Dangore and Congress has fielded Chhaya More.

Nepanagar: It is reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC) and comes under the Khandwa Lok Sabha constituency. In the 2013 Assembly elections, BJP’s Rajendra Shyamlal Dadu had defeated Congress’ Ramkishan Patel by a margin of 22,178 votes. For 2018 polls, BJP’s Manju Rajendra Dadu is up against Congress’ Sumitra Devi Kasdakar.

Burhanpur: In the 2013 Assembly polls, BJP’s Archana Chitnis had defeated Congress’ Ajaysingh Raghuvanshi by a margin of 22,827 votes. For 2018 polls, BJP’s Archana Chitnis is up against the Congress’s Ravindra Suka Mahajan.

Bhikangaon: This seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates. In the 2013 Assembly elections, Congress’ Jhuma Solanki had defeated BJP’s Nanda Brahamne by a margin of 2,300 votes. For 2018 polls, Congress has retained Jhuma Solanki and Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Dhool Singh Dawar.

Badwah: In 2013, BJP’s Hitendra Singh Solanki had defeated Sachin Birla (Independent) by a margin of 5,600 votes. For 2018 polls, Congress has fielded Sachin Birla and BJP has fielded Hitendrasingh Solanki.