Baghel was heading the state Congress unit since 2014.
The Congress and its ally Rashtriya Lok Dal had won 100 of the 199 assembly seats.
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The veteran leader was the state Congress unit president during the elections.
Both the states have been hit by cyclonic storms in the past few months.
A second such system will be inducted by the Indian Navy next year.
He was also a part of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) before launching his own political outfit.
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The BJP has been in power in the state for three successive terms.
No party has been voted back to power for a second successive time since 1983.