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Shivraj Chouhan, Raman Singh, Vasundhara Raje named BJP national VPs

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The (BJP) on Thursday appointed former ministers Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and as the party's

The appointment of the three leaders, which comes shortly ahead of the polls, was announced by BJP

The trio had recently lost the Assembly elections in their respective states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and

Assembly elections in were held in a single phase on November 28, wherein the won 114 seats, only two seats short of a total majority. However, they later roped in support from the elected legislators of the BSP (2), SP (1) and four independent candidates to form the government.

had bagged 99 out of 199 seats in to wrest power from the BJP in the state, while in Chhattisgarh, made an impressive comeback by winning 68 seats in the 90 seat Assembly. BJP, on the other hand, has finished second with 15 seats.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 23:55 IST