Trouble within the Congress surfaced soon after 72-year-old Kamal Nath was named the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister instead of Jyotiraditya Scindia. Troubles within Madhya Pradesh Congress benefitted the BJP, which bounced back, winning 28 of 29 seats.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock together, the other with party colleagues to analyse the crushing defeat, sources said. While the government is facing threat from the BJP, which had threatened to topple it after its huge victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress also needs direction.
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