Bhopal: Governor Anandiben Patel invited the Congress Party to stake claims for the government formation in the state after caretaker Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan submitted his resignation at Raj Bhawan.
After submitting his resignation Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, “Ab Mein mukt hoon, I am free. I have tendered my resignation to the honourable Governor. The responsibility of defeat is totally mine. I have congratulated Kamal Nath Ji.”
After a seesaw battle and a day-long drama in Madhya Pradesh over the Assembly elections vote-count that continued throughout the night, Congress party has emerged as the single largest party, however, it will need the support of at least one other MLA to form the government in MP.
Congress has secured 114 seats after the final vote count while the BJP got only 109 out of 230 seats.
Congress party is confident of proving the majority and his partners in Mahagathbadhan has assured to give support in government formation. It needs only two more seats to prove a simple majority.
Meanwhile, Congress leaders Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia, and Digvijaya Singh appeared before the media on Wednesday and said that they have written to Governor Anandiben Patel to invite them to form the government.