Congress’ Jyotiraditya Scindia Loses A 30-Year Old Family Bastion MP election results 2019.
In a surprising turn of events, Congress’ Jyotiraditya Scindia is trailing behind from the Guna Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh. His former ally and BJP Candidate KP Yadav is leading in the seat. According to the Election Commission, Yadav has a 53.59% vote share whereas Scindia has a 40.44% vote share. Guna has been the homeground for Scindia as his family has been winning elections from the seat for 30 years. Scindia, who belongs to the royal family of Gwalior, himself has won the seat 4 times and has been in power since 2002. The senior Congress leader was also considered to be a contender for the MP Chief Minister’s post.
With Scindia’s appointment as the All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge for western Uttar Pradesh, his wife Priyadarshini Scindia was leading the election campaign for Scindia. Meanwhile, Yadav was a close confidante of Scindia, who had gone to join the BJP and is contesting for the first time from Guna. Yadav had left the Congress after a fallout for the party for having not got a seat during the assembly elections.
Who is KP YADAV
Krishna Pal Yadav is an Indian politician.He is elected to the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Guna , Madhya Pradesh in the 2019 Indian general election defeating Jyotiraditya Scindia as member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.