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Chhattisgarh elections 2023 highlights: BJP leads on 54 seats, Cong on 35

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls 2023 results: Of the 90 Assembly seats in the state, 51 fall in the general category, 10 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 29 for Scheduled Tribes

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Chhattisgarh Assembly election results LIVE: In a keenly contested battle, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 38 seats and was leading on 28 seats, followed by Congress winning 35 seats and leading on 7, according to Election Commission of India (ECI) data. In the 2018 Assembly elections, the Congress won 68 out of the 90 Assembly seats in the state. 
 
Earlier, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the Congress party will retain power as it will win more than 75 seats in the Assembly elections this year. Baghel said that there is no possibility of anti-incumbency. He said, "Why would there be? We have worked for five years, during Covid-19 and after. Be it farmers, labourers, tribals, traders or industrialists, we supported everyone during the pandemic... We have schemes for everyone. There is no one who can claim that they lost anything in five years".

 Of the 90 Assembly seats in the state, 51 fall in the general category, 10 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 29 for Scheduled Tribes. More than 6,400 voters in Chhattisgarh have decided to avail the Election Commission of India's vote-from-home facility introduced for people above 80 years of age and persons with more than 40 per cent disability in the state assembly elections.

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Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023: BJP leading on 53 seats, Congress on 34

 
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Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BJP is leading on 53 seats, Cong at 35

At 13:30 pm, BJP is leading on 53 seats, Cong at 35

According to ECI data 
BJP - 53
Congress - 35
Others - 2
12:05 PM

Chhattisgarh Assembly Results 2023: BJP is leading on 52 seats, Cong at 36

At 12:00 am, BJP is leading on 52 seats, Congress at 36

ECI data shows:
BJP - 52
Congress - 36
Others - 2
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Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel trailing in Patan

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Chhattisgarh Assembly Results 2023:BJP leads on 46 seats, Cong at 30, shows ECI data

BJP leads on 46 seats, Cong at 30
ECI data shows:
BJP - 46
Congress - 30
Others - 2
 
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Results 2023: Congress leads on 47 seats

 
Congress leads on 47 seats, BJP at 43
Early trends in Chhattisgarh:
BJP - 47
Congress - 43
Others - 0
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Chhattisgarh Assembly Results 2023 update: Congress leads on 50 seats, BJP at 40

 
Congress leads on 50 seats, BJP at 40
Postal ballots in  Chhattisgarh:
BJP - 40
Congress - 50
Others - 0

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First Published: Dec 03 2023 | 8:44 AM IST

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