Uma Bharti's re-entry to strengthen BJP's vote in polls, say party leaders

Uma BhartiIn 2008, the BJP minus Uma Bharti had won 143 seats and five more seats from Congress in the by-polls. (IE)

However, discounting the claims of Bharti, state Congress media department chairman Manak Agrawal said, "Strong anti-incumbency wave has set in Madhya Pradesh and the Congress will encash on it to form its government in the state by winning over 150 seats this time."

Both Bharti and another BJP vice president Prabhat Jha, who was suddenly removed from the post of state BJP president, will ensure the defeat of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's corrupt, anti-women and inefficient government, Agrawal said.

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