With crucial state election later this year and national election next year, the Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the issue of simultaneous elections will be discussed at the meeting of chief ministers of BJP-ruled states.
The meeting is scheduled in New Delhi on Wednesday as part of efforts to build a consensus on the issue.
It need be mentioned that there would be attempts to build consensus on holding simultaneous elections for state Assemblies and Parliament.
Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states and deputy chief ministers of states where the BJP is in alliance, altogether representing 19 states
, would attend a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
It need be mentioned that Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are some of the major BJP-governed states that are due to go to the polls this year end.
MP Chief Minister Chouhan said regular elections do not only hurt the states but are also a major hurdle to the central government.