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When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Harshit Singhai, a Scindia loyalist, says he had filed his nomination for long-delayed election 3 years ago, and informed Congress in March that he quit the party.
BJP that has 107 MLAs in the 230-member House is leading in 19 of the 28 bypolls, which will ensure it comfortably passes the halfway mark of 115.
Overall, BJP is ahead in 21 of 28 seats that went to polls, according to the latest trends. In the Scindia stronghold of Gwalior-Chambal region, the BJP is leading in 10 of the 16 seats.
In an interview, BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia accuses ex-CM Kamal Nath of running a 'completely corrupt, autocratic government'.
In a video, Scindia can be heard saying, 'Raise your hands and assure me that on 3 November, you will press the hand symbol.'
Of the 28 assembly seats headed for bypolls in MP, vacancies in 25 have resulted from a rebellion led by Jyotiraditya Scindia, who defected from Congress to BJP this March.
For the crucial MP bypolls, Jyotiraditya Scindia has centered the campaign pitch on his erstwhile royal lineage while Shivraj Chouhan's focus has been his rags-to-riches story.
Accusing the Congress of running a corrupt govt, Jyotiraditya Scindia said he was confident the BJP would win a majority in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh bypolls.
While addressing a poll meeting Sunday in Gwalior, Congress' Kamal Nath said his party candidate was a 'simple person' unlike his opponent, BJP's Imarti Devi, who is an 'item'.