The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the electoral exercise for Rajasthan, where assembly, comprising of 200 members, ends on January 20, 2019. Chief Election Commissioner, OP Rawat stated that “Voting in Rajasthan will take place on December 7, while counting of votes will take place on December 11. Notification will be issued on November 12”.
He further stated that the Model Code of Conduct has been put in place in Rajasthan with immediate effect.
There is a massive resentment against incumbent BJP government of Rajasthan over various issues. Conversely, Congress is gaining support from various groups of state.
Election result 2013
BJP- 163 seats, Vote share- 45.2%
Congress- 21 seats, Vote share- 33.1%
BSP- 3 seats, Vote share- 3.4%