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Chhattisgarh General (Lok Sabha) Elections 2014

Chhattisgarh General Election Results


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Chhattisgarh Parliamentary Constituencies Surguga Lok Sabha Raigarh Lok Sabha Janjgir-Chamba Lok Sabha Korba Lok Sabha Bilaspur Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha Durg Lok Sabha Raipur Lok Sabha Mahasamud Lok Sabha Kanker Lok Sabha Bastar Lok Sabha
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Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha Election 2014 Dates

*Chhattisgarh polling dates: 10 April (Phase 3), 17 April (Phase 5), 24 April (Phase 6)

PC No.PC NameCategoryIssue of NotificationLast Date for filing NominationsScrutiny of NominationsLast date for withdrawal of CandidaturePolling DateCounting of VotesDate before which the election shall be Completed
1Surguja(ST)29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
2Raigarh(ST)29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
3Janjgir-Champa(SC)29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
4KorbaGEN29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
5BilaspurGEN29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
6RajnandgaonGEN19 Mar26 Mar27 Mar29 Mar17 April16 May28 May
7DurgGEN29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
8RaipurGEN29 Mar5 April7 April9 April24 April16 May28 May
9MahasamundGEN19 Mar26 Mar27 Mar29 Mar17 April16 May28 May
10Bastar(ST)15 Mar22 Mar24 Mar26 Mar10 April16 May28 May
11Kanker(ST)19 Mar26 Mar27 Mar29 Mar17 April16 May28 May




Formed on 1 November 2000, Chhattisgarh is the 26th state of India. It is the 10th largest and the 16th most populated state. It is rich in forest resources and is famous for its cement and steel plants, and rice mills.

The state was initially a part of Madhya Pradesh. When, 16 districts speaking Chattisgarhi dialect came together with a demand for a new state, Chhattisgarh was born. The state is surrounded by Madhya Pradesh to the west, Maharashtra to the south-west, Andhra Pradesh to the south-east and south, Uttar Pradesh to the north, Jharkhand to the northeast and Orissa to the east. Raipur is the capital city of the state.

Representation at the Centre

The Chhattisgarh State Legislative Assembly is unicameral in nature and comprises of 90 seats. In the Lok Sabha, 11 members represent the state, and five Members of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.

Election History

The first State Assembly elections were held in 2000. The Indian National Congress (INC) was the winning party and Ajit Jogi was nominated as the Chief Minister. In the second, third and the fourth elections held in 2003, 2008 and 2013 respectively, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the winning party. Raman Singh became the Chief Minister and he has been holding this post ever since.

The 14th Lok Sabha elections were held in 2004 in the state. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP came together to form the government. In the fifteenth Lok Sabha elections held in 2009, the BJP-led NDA emerged as the winning party again.

Current Constitution of the State Government

The current government in Chhattisgarh is led by the BJP with Raman Singh as the Chief Minister. The party positions are in this manner :

PartyNumber of Seats Won
BJP49
INC39
Bahujan Samaj Party1
Other1
Nominated1


Major Political Parties

The major political parties in Chhattisgarh are:
  • Indian National Congress (INC)
  • Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
  • Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)
  • Other parties that will be contesting the elections are:
  • National People's Party
  • Communist Party of India (CPI)
  • Independent Candidates

Top Political Leaders
  • Raman Singh : A member of the BJP, he is the current Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, in his third tenure in the position. He was elected to the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1990. In the 13th Lok Sabha elections in 1999, he was elected from the Rajnandgaon constituency. From 1999 to 2003, he served as the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry. He then went on to become the President of BJP in Chhattisgarh, when the state was newly formed, and led the party to victory in the 2003 Assembly elections. He is believed to have worked extensively for the tribals in the state.

  • Ajit Jogi : Ajit Jogi was the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and served from 2000-03. He is a Member of the Indian National Congress and has served as a Rajya Sabha member for two terms. In the 12th Lok Sabha elections in 1998, he was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) from the Raigarh constituency. From 2004-08, he served as an MP from the Mahasamund constituency. In 2008, he became the Member of Legislative Assembly from the Marwahi constituency.

  • Dilip Singh Judeo : A member of the BJP, Dilip Singh Judeo served as the Minister of State for Environment and Forests during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government. He is well-known in Chhattisgarh for his work for Hindu causes. In 2003, he had led BJP to victory in the State Assembly elections but had refused to take the CM post. He also served as the Member of Parliament from the Bilaspur district in Chhattisgarh. In 2013, he passed away due to lung and kidney failure.

  • Nand Kumar Sai : He is a BJP leader and has represented the Surguja constituency from 2004 to 2009.

  • Dewrat Singh : He is a INC politician and has represented the Rajnandgaon constituency in the 14th Lok Sabha elections. He has been a member of the legislative assembly from 1998 – 2003.

  • Shivpratap Singh : A BJP leader, he has represented the state in the Rajya Sabha in 2008.

  Election Highlights  
Quick Facts No. of PCs: 11
No. of Polling Days: 3
Polling Dates: 10 April (Phase 3), 17 April (Phase 5), 24 April (Phase 6)
No. of Polling Stations: 21,424
No. of Polling Station locations: 16,931
Total Electors: 1,75,21,023 (as on 5th February 2014)
Electors in Age Group 18 to 29 years: 29.11%
Women Electors: 49.32%
Poll Expenditure Limit per Candidate : Rs. 70 lakhs
Major issues and concerns Maoism : As per the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, 147 casualties in 2012 and 238 in 2011 were recorded in the state in Maoist-related violence. It is high time that stringent laws for public security and protection were brought into action to control Naxal attacks in the state.

Other issues
Anti-incumbency, Rural Development, Law and order situation, Education and Healthcare


Chhattisgarh Parliamentary Constituency Winners 2009



PC No.PC NameCategoryWinning CandidateGenderPartyTotal Votes
1Surguja(ST)Murarilal SinghMBJP416532
2Raigarh(ST)Vishnu Deo SaiMBJP443948
3Janjgir-Champa(SC)Shrimati Kamla Devi PatleFBJP302142
4KorbaGENCharan Das MahantMINC314616
5BilaspurGENDilip Singh JudevMBJP347930
6RajnandgaonGENMadhusudan YadavMBJP437721
7DurgGENSaroj PandeyFBJP283170
8RaipurGENRamesh BaisMBJP364943
9MahasamundGENChandulal Sahu (Chandu Bhaiya)MBJP371201
10Bastar(ST)Baliram KashyapMBJP249373
11Kanker(ST)Sohan PotaiMBJP341131


  Parliamentary Constituencies in Chhattisgarh  
PC No.PC NamePC No.PC Name
1Surguja7Durg
2Raigarh8Raipur
3Janjgir-Champa9Mahasamund
4Korba10Bastar
5Bilaspur11Kanker
6Rajnandgaon 

  Parliamentary Constituencies of India  


Last Updated on : June 18, 2014