The BJP and Congress are heading for a close fight in Madhya Pradesh. Trends from 147 out of 230 seats show the Congress leading in 82 seats while the BJP is ahead in 78 seats. The Bahujan Samaj Party have not been able to take lead in any seat so far.
Congress has exuded confidence of winning polls in the state as voting has begun on Tuesday. The Congress is seeking to dethrone Shivraj Singh Chouhan and come to power in Madhya Pradesh after 15 years.