Despite the BJP's imminent formation of government, Rajasthan's three-decade electoral history of ousting the incumbent party remained intact. 2018 saw a majority victory for the congress in the state, ending the vasundhara raje administration. sachin pilot was appointed deputy chief minister in 2020, however a protracted internal conflict within the congress caused Sachin Gehlot to take over as chief minister in 2020.
The bjp secured a large majority, increasing its lead over the congress as the counting continued on Sunday, contrary to the exit polls' predictions of a close contest between the two parties. ashok gehlot acknowledged defeat and said the outcome was unexpected and disappointing.
Rajasthan's outcome: Large winners
Sachin Pilot receives 1,05,812 votes overall and wins by a margin of 29,475.
In Sunday's rajasthan assembly polls, bjp candidate and Rajsamand mp diya Kumari emerged victorious in the Vidhyadhar nagar seat with a 71,368 vote lead. With 1,58,516 votes, diya Kumari, a member of the former jaipur royal family, defeated Congressman Sitaram Agrawal.