“Results show that people in states like Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh were totally against the BJP and its anti-people policies and as a result chose Congress due to lack of other major alternatives,” Mayawati said.
Making an announcement after the final count of Madhya Pradesh elections, she said the party has decided to support Congress and extend its support in order to keep Bhartiya Janta Party away from the Power.
She said, “Even though we don’t agree with many of Congress’s policies we have agreed to support them in Madhya Pradesh and if need be in Rajasthan[Assembly elections 2018]”
— ANI (@ANI) December 12, 2018
In a nail-biter finish, Congress after all rounds of counting fell short of a majority by 2 seats. Congress ended with 114 seats in 230 assembly seat state. Bhartiya Janta Party won 109 seats while BSP, Samajwadi Party, and Independent won 2, 1 and 4 seats.