Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Result 2023: Bhupesh Baghel Seeks Third Term
Chhattisgarh Election Result 2023: The Much-Anticipated Chhattisgarh Assembly election results are set to be unveiled on Sunday, December 3, 2023, following the two-phased electoral process. The counting of votes for all 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh will take place simultaneously with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Telangana. The outcome holds significant implications for political stakeholders in the state.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, vying for a third consecutive term, is facing competition from his predecessor, BJP's Raman Singh, who is a candidate from Rajnandgaon. The Deputy Chief Minister and senior Congress leader TS Singh Deo are contesting from Ambikapur. The electoral landscape also features prominent names such as BJP's Vijay Baghel and state Congress chief Deepak Baij.
Four Main Contenders and 90 Assembly Seats
The primary contenders in the Chhattisgarh Elections 2023 include the BJP, Congress, Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC), and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Additionally, regional outfits like Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP), Hamar Raj Party (HRP), and the Left parties are active participants in the electoral contest. Chhattisgarh has a total of 90 Assembly seats at stake in this election.
The elections unfolded in two phases, covering 20 constituencies on November 7 and 17, respectively. A total of 1,181 candidates contested, with a combined voter turnout of 76.31 percent for both phases. The first phase recorded a voter turnout of 78 percent, while the second phase witnessed 75.88 percent.
2018 Election Dynamics and BJP's Comeback Bid
In the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, the Congress, led by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, secured a resounding victory by winning 68 out of 90 seats. The BJP, in contrast, secured only 15 seats. The upcoming elections hold immense significance for the BJP, as the party aims to make a comeback in Chhattisgarh after consistently performing well in the initial years following the state's formation in 2000.
Exit Polls & Predictions
Exit polls have indicated a tough competition between the Congress and BJP, with both parties vying for the majority mark of 46 seats or more. The electoral landscape is marked by high stakes, and the outcome will play a pivotal role in shaping the political trajectory of Chhattisgarh.
As Chhattisgarh awaits the election verdict, political enthusiasts and citizens are geared up for the declaration of results on December 3, 2023. Stay tuned for comprehensive coverage and real-time updates on this critical electoral outcome.
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