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Chhattisgarh Parliamentary Constituencies Surguja Bastar Kanker Mahasamund Rigarh Korba Jnjgir- Champa Bilaspur Raipur Durg Rajnandgaon
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Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates

StatePhase I (91)Phase II (97)Phase III (115)phaseIV (71)Phase V (51)phase VI (59)Phase VII(59)

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. Bhupesh Baghel became the Chief Minister in December 2018 and 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 15th Lok Sabha elections held in 2009, the BJP-led NDA emerged as the winning party again. BJP also won in the 16th Lok Sabha elections.

Current Constitution of the State Government

The current chief minister is Bhupesh Baghel from INC. The party positions are in this manner::

PartyNumber of Seats Won
Bahujan Samaj Party1

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

  Election Highlights  
Quick Facts No. of PCs: 11
No. of Polling Days: 3
Polling Dates: 11 April (Phase 1), 18 April (Phase 2), 23 April (Phase 3)
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  
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