Kamal Nath, 72-year-old, met the Governor on Friday morning and conveyed to her the resolution of the CLP electing him as its leader.
Ashok Gehlot had played an active role in formulating the Congress party's campaign strategy in Gujarat.
Rahul Gandhi met the two leaders separately thrice since Thursday and is learnt to have decided the chief ministerial face in the state.
Nath, 72, will meet Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel at 10.30 am Friday to take forward the government formation and discuss the details of swearing-in ceremony.
About 23 per cent of the newly elected MLAs in Rajasthan have declared criminal cases against themselves, with 28 facing serious criminal cases including charges related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping.
Both in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, the Congress missed the majority mark by two seats and is now dependent on some external support.
Nath, 72, was one of two contenders for the top job -- the other being Jyotiraditya Scindia, also a Lok Sabha MP.
"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time," tweeted Gandhi from his official twitter handle, attributing the tweet to Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.
The main aim of the BJP leaders in Delhi was to kick out the Congress, state BJP chief John V Hluna, adding the saffron party should be a part of the new government in the state as the MNF is a constituent of the NEDA.
His appeal came in the wake of reports of incidents of violence in various parts of Rajasthan, allegedly by his supporters demanding his appointment as chief minister.
Gandhi has sought the views of party workers in the three states through an internal messaging platform after he sent out a pre-recorded audio message to them seeking their feedback on their choice of chief ministerial candidate in their respective states.
In five years, "crorepati" MLAs have increased by 15 per cent in Mizoram, where the per capita income is Rs 95,317, the survey released on Wednesday night showed.
The Congress promised in its election manifesto to waive farm loans within 10 days of formation of its government in the state
It will be the second consecutive term of KCR as the Chief Minister of the state.
Rahul Gandhi has been tasked with choosing the CMs of Rajasthan and MP by the Congress party.
Analysis of the election results shows that the Congress party could have scored a win in as many as 34 more seats in the two heartland states, had it fought the elections in alliance with Mayawati's BSP.
During his 15-year-tenure in the office, Chouhan transformed himself from being a shy, simple and vulnerable politician to a wily leader with mass appeal.
As Congress celebrated its biggest comeback in over four years, the internet was full of jokes and memes.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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