Assembly Election 2018: Congress party leads in 3 states

The counting of the results in five states for the assembly elections is currently taking place. With the early trends in three of the five state assembly elections showing a tilt towards Congress.

The Congress party is taking a lead in Rajasthan with the election trends showing the party ahead in more than 108 seats while the BJP trailing behind with a little over 76 seats.

In Chhattisgarh too, Congress has been able to take a strong lead on 59 seats, while the BJP has been ahead on just 29 seats.

Supporters burst into celebration and have gathered at the Congress headquarters in New Delhi as the party seems to be set to beat the BJP in the two big states Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

In Madhya Pradesh, the contest is close between both Congress and BJP.

While the BJP is ahead on 111 seats, while Congress is leading on 107 seats.

Meanwhile Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) appeared set to retain power in Telangana while the ruling Congress was lagging behind the Mizo National Front (MNF) in Mizoram.

The Assembly Election results will decide the fate of as many as 8,500 candidates across five states, including Rajasthan, Chhatisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram.