A post is being shared on social media claiming that BJP has secured seats in multiples of 56 in the recently concluded assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. According to the post, the BJP secured 56 seats in Chhattisgarh, 112 seats in Rajasthan, and 168 seats in Madhya Pradesh during the 2023 assembly elections held across five states. Let’s verify the claim made in the post.
Claim: BJP secured seats in multiples of 56 in the recently held 2023 Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.
Fact: In the recently concluded 2023 assembly elections across five states, the BJP emerged victorious in three states by securing 54 seats in Chhattisgarh, 115 seats in Rajasthan, and 163 seats in Madhya Pradesh. BJP did not secure seats in multiples of 56 in any of these three states. Hence, the claim made in the post is Misleading.
Upon searching for the details of the claim made in the post, we found the party-wise election results of the recently concluded 2023 assembly elections across five states on the Election Commission of India website. According to the details provided on the ECI website, the BJP secured 54 seats and emerged as the leading party in Chhattisgarh by defeating Congress. BJP did not secure 56 seats in Chhattisgarh as mentioned in the post.
As per the final results mentioned on the ECI website, the BJP secured 115 seats in Rajasthan, and 163 seats in the Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections. BJP emerged victorious in these three states’ assembly elections but did not win seats in multiples of 56. Detailed constituency-wise election results of these three states can be seen here, here, and here.
To sum it up, the BJP did not secure seats in multiples of 56 in the recently concluded 2023 Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections.