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Upcoming Legislative Assembly Elections, a brief Overview

The Legislative Assembly elections are a vital part of a federalist economy. The Legislative Assembly elections play a great part in the Lok Sabha elections of the Parliament. As people tend to vote for the party that is holding the office in the state. Moreover, the party that forms the majority in the state also forms a majority in the Rajya Sabha. Therefore, the Legislative Assembly elections are always looked forward to eagerly.

States conducting the Legislative Assembly elections in the near time

The following are the states where the assembly elections are planned to take place in the near time within the year 2018. Tripura has already conducted its elections on 18th of February with a great number of voters turning up for the election boot polling. The results are expected soon.

  • Nagaland
  • Meghalaya
  • Karnataka
  • Mizoram
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Rajasthan


The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland is in power with three parties in thecoalition, the BJP, Janata Dal and Naga People's Front. BJP is planning to retain its position in the state that would enable the center to render developmental schemes to the Northeastern states.


Meghalaya is the state that is looked forward to by the ruling party as the Congress has its foothold in the state for quite a long time.


It is a known fact that none of the national parties have set their stronghold in any of the four South Indian States. The current government headed by Siddaramaiahis thrown into constant complaints owing to corruption etc., The government at the center can devise a better strategy to prove its mettle in the state.


This is yet another state where Congress has a strong position. The ruling nationalist party has to devise special election manifestos that would promise the people that they would toil hard for the development of the state.


Raman Singh is a well-known politician who has been holding the coveted post of a CM since 2003,and he is a member of the ruling BJP.

Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

These are the states where the persons holding the CM post have long associated themselves with the ruling party.

Therefore, one can arrive at an idea that in the North Western and the other Northern states of India, BJP has already set its strong foot. The ruling party should focus more on the North Eastern and Southern States.

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