Election updates: Chouhan wins Budhni, KCR loses Kamareddy
- In Madhya Pradesh, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan comfortably won in Budhni, while Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot were leading in Tonk and Sardarpura. In Telangana, KCR lost the Kamareddy seat.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was ahead of rival Congress in three of the four states for which the counting of votes began on Sunday morning. According to the latest trends from the Election Commission of India, the BJP was comfortably ahead of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. In Chhattisgarh, where the Congress won a clear majority in the 2018 elections, the saffron party was ahead on more than 50 seats in the 90-seat assembly. In Telangana, the Congress looked set to trounce the Bharat Rashtra Samithi.