Politics Why the BJP lost the state elections Updated : December 20, 2018 09:51 AM IST The grand old party of India, the Indian National Congress (INC) won Chhattisgarh with a thumping majority and took Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh by a whisker. The BJP looks tired, after just a shade under 5 years in Government. The Congress on the other hand, in a post Sonia, Rahul Gandhi led mode seemed younger and more energetic. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.