Elections in Chhattisgarh

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Elections in Chhattisgarh are being conducted since the formation of the state in 2000, to elect the members of Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha and the members of the Lok Sabha. There are 90 Vidhan Sabha constituencies and 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.[1]

Major Political parties in Chhattisgarh[edit]

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Indian National Congress have been the most dominant parties in the state since its formation.

Lok Sabha elections[edit]

It is worth noting that till the year 2000, Chhattisgarh was a part of undivided Madhya Pradesh state.

Year Lok Sabha Election Party-wise Details
2004 Fourteenth Lok Sabha Total: 11. BJP: 10 and Congress: 1.
2009 Fifteenth Lok Sabha Total: 11. BJP: 10 and Congress: 1.
2014 Sixteenth Lok Sabha Total: 11. BJP: 10 and Congress: 1.

Vidhan Sabha elections[edit]

Year Vidhan Sabha Election Party-wise Details Chief Minister Party
2000 First Assembly* Total: 90. Congress: 48, BJP: 38, Others:4 Ajit Jogi Congress
2003 Second Assembly Total: 90. BJP: 50, Congress: 37, Others:3 Dr. Raman Singh BJP
2008 Third Assembly Total: 90. BJP: 50, Congress: 38, BSP:2 Dr. Raman Singh BJP
2013 Fourth Assembly Total: 90. BJP: 49, Congress: 39, Others:2 Dr. Raman Singh BJP
  • The First assembly of Chhattisgarh was constituted on the basis of the Madhya Pradesh state legislative assembly elections held in 1998.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elections in Chhattisgarh". elections.in. Retrieved 2013-05-27.