Results of the 2023 MP elections reveal several prominent figures falling behind in the ongoing vote count in Madhya Pradesh. Notably, Narottam Mishra, the state's Home Minister, is currently lagging in his Datia constituency, trailing by 2,243 votes in the second round against Congress' Rajendra Bharti, as per the Election Commission's website.
Simultaneously, Jitu Patwari, a Congress leader, is facing a deficit of over 15,016 votes against BJP's Madhu Verma in the Rau constituency.
In another constituency, Sanjay Shukla, the incumbent MLA from Indore 1, finds himself trailing by more than 8,500 votes in the ongoing count against BJP's national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.
Furthermore, the Leader of Opposition, Govind Singh, is currently behind in Lahar by a slim margin of 1,304 votes. He is competing against Ambrish Sharma ‘Guddu’ of the BJP. Singh, a seven-term MLA, held ministerial positions in the previous Kamal Nath-led government, overseeing cooperatives, parliamentary affairs, and general administration.