Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 Live Updates:
Today marks the eagerly awaited moment for political parties in the state as the votes for the Chhattisgarh assembly election held recently will be tallied. The counting commenced at 8 am. Chhattisgarh witnessed voting on November 7 and 17, boosting a turnout of 76.31% across these two phase.
Check how top leaders from Chhattisgarh are performing LIVE:
3:20 pm In the Patan assembly constituency, BJP's Vijay Baghel is trailing by more than 10,000 votes after 11 rounds of vote counting, while Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is in the lead.
2:48 pm After 10 rounds of vote counting, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is maintaining a lead of over 7,000 votes in the Patan assembly seat against BJP candidate Vijay Baghel.
2:41 pm BJP leading in 55 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Congress ahead in 32 seats as per trends: Election Commission
2:23 pm In Ambikapur, Deputy Chief Minister TS Singh Deo is trailing by over 5,000 votes, while BJP candidate Rajesh Agrawal is leading.
2:20 pm In the Patan assembly constituency, Bhupesh Baghel is leading of more than 5,500 votes against his nephew and BJP candidate, Vijay Baghel.
2:08 pm After the 8th round of counting Former CM Raman Singh is leading with 26,000 votes in his constituency of Rajnandgaon.
1:55 pm Chief Minister and Congress candidate Bhupesh Baghel is leading in Patan with 47,051 votes after the ninth round of counting.
1:45 pm: According to the Election Commission BJP leading in 54 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Congress ahead in 33 seats as per trends
1:35 pm Deputy CM TS Singh Deo trails while BJP's Rajesh Agarwal (19,863) leads by a small margin of 1623 votes from Ambikapur.
1:17 pm CM Bhupesh Baghel holds a lead of 4,262 votes in the Patan constituency.
Chhattisgarh BJP President Arun Sao says, "The misgovernance of Congress is about to end. The lotus will bloom. Chhattisgarh will move forward on the path of development. Chhattisgarh will get the guarantee of PM Modi. The trends will be converted into reality and we will get more seats than the trends...Those who have looted the state will not be spared. The (CM) will be decided by the MLAs and the central leadership of the party. Very soon we will form the government in the state."
In the Sitapur seat, Ramkumar Toppo is leading against minister Amarjeet Bhagat by a margin of 3,262 votes.
1:13 pm BJP MLA Brijmohan Agrawal is leading ahead by 7,924 votes in Raipur City South, against Congress candidate Mahant Ramsundar Das.
1:02 pm BJP leading in 53 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, and Congress is ahead in 35 seats as per trends: Election Commission
12:24 pm Chief Minister and Congress candidate Bhupesh Baghel is in the lead in Patan, securing 26,854 votes after the fifth round of counting, with a margin of 1,452 votes.
12:08 pm As per the latest trends, Deputy CM TS Singh Deo from Ambikapur is currently trailing by 5000 votes.
12:02 pm After the third round of vote counting in the state assembly elections, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel continues to trail behind BJP candidate Vijay Baghel, in the Patan constituency.
12:00 pm BJP leading in 52 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Congress ahead in 36 seats as per trends: Election Commission
11:52 am, According to the Election Commission of India, BJP leading in 48 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, and Congress is ahead in 40 seats as per trends.
11:45 am post second round of counting, CM and Congress leader TS Singh Deo leads in leading from Ambikapur.
Following two rounds of counting, BJP MP Vijay Baghel is ahead of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel of the Congress, in Durg's Patan constituency. Vijay Baghel is leading Bhupesh Baghel by 484 votes, with 16 more rounds yet to be counted.
As BJP is leading in Chhattisgarh assembly election, Former CM Raman Singh says "Anger of people has been reflected in voting."
11:10 am as per trends reported by the Election Commission, BJP is leading in 43 out of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, while Congress is ahead in 39 seats.
BJP is leading ahead in 3 states of the Chhattisgarh assembly election as per poll trends.
After the initial round of vote counting in the state assembly elections, Chhattisgarh Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu is trailing BJP's Lalit Chandrakar by 1,365 votes in the Durg Rural seat, according to the Election Commission.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is leading in the Patan seat, by a margin of 187 votes. He is competing against BJP candidate Vijay Baghel.
At 10:55 am According to Election Commission, BJP leading in 40 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, Congress ahead in 36 seats as per trends.
At 10:54 am Chhattisgarh ministers Tamradhwaj Sahu, Jai Singh Agarwal, Mohammad Akbar, Kawasi Lakhma, and Guru Rudra Kumar are currently trailing in their respective seats.
At 10:47 am BJP is leading in 36 of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh; Congress ahead in 33 seats: Election Commission
At 10:29 am the Election Commission reports that BJP is in the lead in 31 out of 90 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, while Congress is ahead in 28 seats.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is currently trailing in the Patan Assembly constituency, with BJP's Vijay Baghel leading. Vijay Bagel has secured 11,069 votes, while CM Bagel has received 10,585 votes so far.
Congress candidate Gulab Singh Kamro is leading in Bharatpur Sonhat seat.
At 10:16 am Renuka Singh, Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs and Sarguja MP, is currently behind in the Bharatpur Sonhat seat.
According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), BJP is ahead on 23 seats, while Congress is leading on 18 in Chhattisgarh.
Arun Sao, the BJP Chief of the state, is presently in the lead in the Lormi constituency.
At 9:50 am Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu and Congress' Kawasi Lakhma trailing in initial rounds of counting of votes.
At 9:38 am In Kawardha, the BJP candidate Vijay Sharma, is ahead of Akbar Khan by 1600 votes.
BJP Surges Ahead In Chhattisgarh With 47 Leads, Congress On 41
In early trends, Congress leader Mohammad Akbar leads in Kawardha.
According to the latest trends, Former Chief Minister Raman Singh from Rajnandgaon constituency is currently trailing.
At 9:20 am Deputy CM T S Singh Deo leads by 650 votes in Ambikapur
At 9:11 am Former CM Raman Singh trailing in his seat.
At 9:02 am CM Bhupesh Baghel trailing, Vijay Baghel leading.
Former Chhattisgarh CM and BJP leader and former CM Raman Singh leading in his constituency of Rajnandgaon
At 8:51 am Vijay Baghel leading.
At 8:21 am CM Bhupesh Baghel leading
CM Bhupesh Baghel leading from Patan
Exit polls anticipated Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel securing a second consecutive term, albeit with a reduced number of seats. In the lead-up to the state Assembly election, the Congress Party, despite internal divisions, attempting to downplay difference by appointing T S Singh Deo, the primary rival to CM Bhupesh Baghel, as Deputy Chief Minister in June. In contrast, the BJP entered the election with a clear leader. In the 2018 election, Congress ended the 15-year rule of CM Raman Singh's BJP, with Baghel assuming the top position in the state.
According to various exit polls, Congress is expected to have an advantage though not necessarily a sweeping one. According to ABP News-C Voter predicts 36-48 seats for BJP and 41-45 for Congress.
Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023: Key constituencies
Patan is is gearing up for the high stake showdown as Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel faces a tough challenge from his nephew Vijay Baghel, a Lok Sabha MP from Durg.
In Rajnandgaon, BJP's Raman Singh contends with Giris Devangan, a close confidant of CM Baghel.
The Ambikapur tribal-dominated constituency witnesses a fierce contest between Deputy Chief Minister T S Singh Deo and BJP’s Rajesh Agarwal.
Raipur City South remains a BJP stronghold with Brijmohan Agrawal since 1990.
The Konta Assembly, a reserved seat, Industry Minister Kawasi Lakhma of the Congress, Soyam Muka of the BJP, and Manish Kunjam of the CPI-M engage in a decisive batter on December 3.