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Chhattisgarh (CG) Bye Elections 2014

The by-polls in the state of Chhattisgarh are slated to be held on September 13. The polling will be held for the seat lying vacant for the assembly constituency of Antagarh (ST).
The seat was left vacant after Vikram Usendi, the sitting MLA resigned from the constituency after being elected to Lok Sabha.

Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The BJP rule continued in the Chattisgarh state post the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. 10 out of 11seats are won by BJP, and only one seat has been won by Congress in the 2014 polls. The state of Chattisgarh was formed in 2000 after a separation from Madhya Pradesh. The state of Chattisgarh has 11 parliamentary constituencies including four seats which are reserved for Scheduled Tribes and two reserved for Scheduled Castes. The present government of Chattisgarh runs under the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) rule and is headed by its Chief Minister Raman Singh. Besides the ruling party, BJP, Indian National Congress (INC) and Bahujan Samaj party (BSP) are the strong parties in the state. The polling in Chattisgarh for 16th Lok Sabha elections took place in three different phases and political leaders like Kamleshwar Verma from Congress, former CM Ajit Jogi and Abhishek, son of present CM Raman Singh were in fray.

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Scheduled Tribes

Last Updated on March 7, 2018


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