Rajasthan Assembly election 2018 Important facts

Rajasthan Assembly election 2018 Important facts:

  • Rajasthan legislative assembly election in Rajasthan was held on 7 December 2018 to elect members of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.
  • The election was held in single phase.
  • Indian National Congress became the single largest party of the state in 2018 with 99 seats from 200 seat. 
  • BJP wins 73 seats with 38.8% vote share.
  • Senior congress leader Ashok Gehlot was selected to be Chief Minister of the state.
  • Ashok Gehlot has recently become the chief minister of the state for third time. He served as Union Minister in Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi as well as Narsimharao governments. 
  • His first term as Rajasthan CM was from 1998 to 2003, while second term was from 2008 to 2013
  • Sachin Pilot has been selected to be deputy chief minister of the state for the first time.