Chattisgarh Election 2019


Election for 11 Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh, the 26th state of India, will be held in 3 phases. The polls for the 11 seats are divided accordingly, first phase – April 11 (1 seat), second phase – April 18 (2 seats) and third phase – April 23 (7 seats). The result will be declared on May 23

The state has 1.89 crore voters, comprising 94 lakh men and 94 lakh women. 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly election was won by Congress, which registered a landslide win by garnering 68 seats against the ruling BJP which had won 15 seats. The BJP lost the power after 15 years. It will be tough for the BJP in the Lok Sabha election to fight the anti-incumbency wave that has swept them in the assembly polls.


Chhattisgarh Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Seats

No. of Constituencies Name of Constituencies
1Sarguja
2Raigarh
3Janjgir
4Korba
5Bilaspur
6Rajnandgaon
7Durg
8Raipur
9Mahasamund
10Bastar
11Kanker


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Parliamentary Election News

Modi, Rahul firm up narratives in election criss-cross (Dangal 2019)

    Updated On : Mar 24,2019   6:32 pm
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) They have different styles of campaigning and have adopted different strategies to woo voters in the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are the lead campaigners for their parties, but have followed a diverse trajectory in reaching out to people ahead of the crucial polls. View More..

Raman Singh's son-in-law charged with Rs 50-cr fraud

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   4:10 pm
Raipur, March 16 (IANS) Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh's son-in-law, Puneet Gupta, has been charged with misusing his post and committing financial fraud of Rs 50 crore during his tenure as the superintendent of a state government hospital in Raipur. View More..

Rahul vows one GST, guaranteed income (Dabang 2019)

    Updated On : Mar 12,2019   6:10 pm
Gandhinagar, March 12 (IANS) Accusing the BJP of only making promises and not fulfilling them, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said if his party wins the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, it would deliver its promises of farm loan waiver, guaranteed minimum income scheme and a single-tax regime to replace the "complex GST". View More..

GMR doesn't account for Chhattisgarh power plant's Rs 2,250 cr diminution, defends move

    Updated On : Mar 05,2019   10:22 pm
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Infrastructure conglomerate GMR Group has not accounted for diminution of GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Ltd's (GCEL) value to the tune of Rs 2,250 crore according to its auditor's note in its financial results for the December-ended quarter. View More..

Show your anger at those who joked about Vande Bharat snag: Modi

    Updated On : Feb 19,2019   5:16 pm
Varanasi, Feb 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed all the people, from politicians to common people, who had joked about the recent technical glitch in the Vande Bharat Express on its maiden return journey, saying they were belittling those behind the country's first indigenous semi-high speed train. View More..

Rahul's minimum income guarantee similar to 'garibi hatao', not feasible: Rajiv Kumar (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Feb 10,2019   1:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Terming Congress President Rahul Gandhis promise of a minimum income guarantee to poor unimplementable, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar says it is similar in nature to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhis 'garibi hatao slogan. View More..

'Operation Shakti' in the vanguard of Congress march to LS polls (IANS Special - Part II)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2019   1:16 pm
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) To understand what was at the core of Operation Shakti, IANS caught up with its centrifuge Praveen Chakravarty to understand what the Congress was attempting for the BJP had them on the run till recently. View More..

How is the electoral game shaping up in key states (Comment)

    Updated On : Jan 21,2019   11:38 am
The BJP in Kerala may have boosted its saffron image on the Sabrimala issue but is unlikely to gain much electoral advantage in 2019. That has been the pattern for decades: it has zero conversion rate even though it has a vote share of 10 percent. It would certainly like to weaken, harm, destroy the CPI-M. Towards this end it has to direct its cadres to quietly help the Congress. But in this instance it is not inclined to augment Congress numbers in New Delhi. View More..

Maharashtra on top at Khelo India (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   9:58 pm
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) On a day when there were only four gold medals at stake, hosts Maharashtra made a clean sweep of all four in the Kho-Kho competition at the Khelo India Youth Games here on Thursday. View More..

SP-BSP inch closer to cementing alliance in UP

    Updated On : Jan 05,2019   8:34 pm
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Burying the hatchet that kept them apart for more than two decades, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) are said to be inching closer to stitching an alliance against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, keeping the Congress out of it. View More..

Anti-BJP parties come together but unlikely to form Federal Front (2018 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 30,2018   12:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The anti-BJP front gained currency this year in the wake of BJP's defeats in Kairana, Phulpur and Gorakhpur parliamentary by polls in Uttar Pradesh by the coming together of SP, BSP and RLD and as 2018 winds up the parties are now emboldened to go for the kill against BJP in the coming Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Next Parliament will order JPC probe into Rafale deal: Chidambaram

    Updated On : Dec 21,2018   9:42 pm
Bengaluru, Dec 21 (IANS) Reiterating the Congress demand, senior party leader P Chidambaram on Friday said the next Parliament would constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to inquire into the controversial Rafale deal the NDA government had signed with the French aerospace major Dassault Aviation in 2016. View More..

After the Congress' comeback in Hindi heartland, is the grand alliance in UP on shaky ground? (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Dec 18,2018   3:40 pm
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) After successful electoral outings in three states, even as the Congress is on the upswing as it braces to take down the Narenda Modi government at the centre in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the two other key players - the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) - are busy rethinking their prospective grand alliance with the Grand Old Party, at least in UP. View More..

Post-electoral reverses, government expands free LPG beneficiary list

    Updated On : Dec 17,2018   10:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Close on the heels of the ruling BJP's recent electoral defeat in the Hindi heartland, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved the expansion of beneficiaries under the Ujjwala Yojana for providing cooking gas to poor families. View More..

IAF flies first military plane with bio-jet fuel

    Updated On : Dec 17,2018   8:48 pm
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) In a first, experimental test pilots and test engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew an An-32 military transport aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel. View More..

Surjit Bhalla resigns from PM's Economic Advisory Council

    Updated On : Dec 11,2018   12:58 pm
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Economist Surjit Bhalla, a vociferous supporter of Narendra Modi on demonetisation and other economic issues, has resigned as a part-time member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM), the second high-profile resignation to be witnessed in the Modi dispensation in the last two days. View More..

Congress threatening probe agency officers: BJP

    Updated On : Dec 09,2018   4:04 pm
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A day after the Congress accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of misusing investigating agencies, the BJP hit back saying the Congress was threatening probe officers and that there will be action against the corrupt, irrespective of which powerful family they belonged to. View More..

Not part of any coalition or in alliance with any political party: AAP

    Updated On : Dec 09,2018   1:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is maintaining its distance from the Congress while being aggressive in its anti-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stance, appears to have still not decided whether or not to do business with main opposition party in parliament in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Tight security for Mizoram polls on Wednesday

    Updated On : Nov 27,2018   5:22 pm
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) Ahead of the voting to elect a new Assembly in Congress-ruled Mizoram on Wednesday, the authorities on Tuesday sealed India's borders along the northeastern state with Myanmar and Bangladesh, an official said here on Tuesday. View More..

Ranji Trophy: J&K taste first win, Uttarakhand thrash Sikkim in Round 3

    Updated On : Nov 23,2018   7:26 pm
Srinagar, Nov 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir notched up their first win in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season by hammering Tripura by eight wickets in a group A clash here on Friday. View More..

35% voting in Bengal's 5 LS seats (3rd Lead)(11 a.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   1:26 pm
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Amid a few stray incidents of violence, intimidation and EVM failure, close to 35 per cent electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in phase three of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Tuesday. View More..

35% voting in Tripura LS polls (2nd Lead) (12 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   12:40 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Around 35 per cent voting was recorded till 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency in Tripura, election officials said. View More..

Voters angry at those who force bypolls: Parsekar

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   12:26 pm
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) After boycotting the election campaign of BJP's Mandrem candidate Dayanand Sopte, former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday said there would be a backlash against "those candidates who force bypolls" on people. View More..

Over 10% voting in UP LS polls (9 a.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:22 am
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Over 10 per cent voting was recorded for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, according to an election official. View More..

Odisha CM, Union Minister vote in 3rd phase polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:12 am
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan are among the early ones to cast their vote for the third phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha on Tuesday. View More..

Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs (Second Lead, correcting intro)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:46 am
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over 12,00,000 voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state. View More..

Bengal polls over 16% votes in 5 LS seats in 2 hrs

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:30 am
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Over one lakh voters cast their votes in the first two hours of polling in West Bengal on Tuesday as 16 per cent voting was reported till 9 a.m. in the third phase of the seven-phased polling in the state. View More..

Goa Governor votes, asks people to vote

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:22 am
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Celebrate democracy and participate in its greatest festival, elections, Goa Governor Mridula Sinha said after voting on Tuesday. View More..

Sukhbir Badal to contest LS polls from Ferozepur

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:46 am
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) With the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) facing a backlash over sacrilege cases of Guru Granth Sahib, party President Sukhbir Singh Badal has decided to take the plunge and contest the Lok Sabha elections this time to revive the party cadres. View More..

Voter ID stronger than IED: Modi after voting

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:36 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said people must vote in large numbers as the power of the Voter ID is stronger than the IED (improvised explosive device) used by terrorists. View More..

Congress pushes for Rahul's win in Amethi

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:14 am
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Faced with an aggressive BJP, Congress managers in Amethi are leaving no stone unturned to ensure a decent victory margin for party chief Rahul Gandhi. View More..

Modi votes in Ahmedabad

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:36 am
Gandhinagar, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad, a part ofthe Gujarat's Gandhinagar parliamentary constituency, in the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Modi, Shah urge people to vote in 3rd phase polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:26 am
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Tuesday have urged people to vote as the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls was underway. View More..

BJP's Queen Oja votes in Guwahati, confident of win

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:14 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Queen Oja, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency, cast her vote here on Tuesday in Assam's third phase polls, saying she was confident of winning the seat. View More..

Voting begins for third phase LS polls in Odisha

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:06 am
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) The third phase elections for the six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha commenced on Tuesday. View More..

Polling begins in Kerala to elect 20 LS members

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:56 am
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Polling in Kerala's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. View More..

Assam votes in 3rd phase Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:52 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Voting for the third phase of polling for the four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, election officials said. View More..

Voting begins in Tripura for third phase of LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:50 am
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Tuesday, officials said. View More..

Voting for Goa's 2 LS, 3 bypolls begins

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:38 am
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Voting for Goa's two Lok Sabha seats and three Assembly bypolls got underway at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. View More..

Lok Sabha polls: Voting begins in Tripura

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:36 am
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) The balloting for Tripura East parliamentary constituency began amidst heavy security on Monday, officials said. View More..