Having been elected as the chief minister of the state government, the challenge that lies in the days ahead for Kamal is to consolidate the voter base for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
While the Congress is confident of returning to power after a long gap of 15 years with 130-140 seats, the BJP is optimistic of fourth straight term in power with over 120 seats.
The party would be roping in magicians to highlight the work done by it in the last 15 years and compare it with that of the previous Congress government.
A Congress leader, on condition of anonymity, told that the work of these 42 MLAs who are likely to renominated was found to be satisfactory.
Hardik Patel dropped hints that he may campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections to be held later this year and also stated his intent to work for the youth and farmers.