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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election 2018: Election Trivia

Often it is the small facts that are the most interesting. For this 2018 Assembly elections, we attempt to dig out interesting and little known facts related to the politics and elections in the states. Scroll down to know and don’t forget to share with your friends about your #TIL moment (for the uninitiated, #TIL stands for Today I Learned)

  • Trivia#50
    Khargone is the bellwether seat in Madhya Pradesh that has always voted for the party that came into power in the state for the last consecutive 11 Assembly elections from 1967 to 2013.December 07, 2018, 04:46 PM
  • Trivia#47
    Jobat with 52.31% recorded the lowest voter turnout in the 2018 Madhya Pradesh state Assembly elections.December 07, 2018, 04:45 PM
  • Trivia#46
    Sailana with 88.35% recorded the highest voter turnout in the 2018 Madhya Pradesh state Assembly elections.December 07, 2018, 04:45 PM
  • Trivia#39
    Kotma with 149,963 electors is the smallest Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh.December 07, 2018, 04:42 PM
  • Trivia#38
    Indore-5 with 371,500 electors is the largest Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh.December 07, 2018, 04:42 PM
  • Trivia#28
    BJP's Baboolal Gour (83) from Govindpura was the oldest winning candidate in the 2013 Madhya Pradesh state Assembly elections.December 07, 2018, 04:39 PM
  • Trivia#14
    The narrowest margin of victory in the 2013 state Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh was in Surkhi in which Parul Sahu Kesari of BJP won by a margin of 141 votes.December 07, 2018, 04:35 PM
  • Trivia#9
    The highest margin of victory in the 2013 state Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh was in Indore-2 in which Ramesh Mendola of BJP won by a margin of 91,017 votes.December 07, 2018, 04:33 PM
  • Trivia#4
    Madhya Pradesh can be divided into five regions - Chambal, Mahakoshal, Malwa North, Malwa Tribal, and Vindhya Pradesh - with Malwa North having the most seats (63) and Malwa Tribal with the least seats (28), out of the total 230 in the state.December 07, 2018, 04:31 PM
  • Trivia#1
    82 Assembly constituencies in the state of Madhya Pradesh recorded a voter turnout in 2018 that is more than 5% as compared to the average turnout in the 2013 and 2008 Assembly elections in the state.December 07, 2018, 04:30 PM
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