Out of 11 Lok Sabha seats in the state, four are reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category and one for the Scheduled Caste (SC) category.
The BJP nominees couldn’t win a single seat in Chhattisgarh other than outgoing chief minister Raman Singh.
The Congress had promised in its election manifesto to waive farm loans within 10 days of formation of its government in the state.
With the results of the assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh favouring Congress, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has a lot to worry about.
The newly elected Congress MLAs will meet in state capital Raipur on Wednesday, where the party high command will take a call on the CM face.
The Congress was leading in 62 seats, well above the magic figure of 46, while the ruling BJP was a distant second at 13 in the 90-member assembly, according to the Election Commission website.
The results will test the popularity of incumbent governments in Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana as also the potency of challenge of the opposition.
On an average, exit polls gave a slight edge to the BJP in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress in Chhatishgarh and Mizo National Front in Mizoram.
Police could not find any ID on either of them. A police officer said the men claimed to be employees of Jio.
The Union Minister said, "I have toured Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and I am very confident that the BJP will form the Government again in all three states with a majority."
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His comments assume significance as there have been reports of post-poll alliances among different political parties, even before the results are announced.
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Eyeing a fourth consecutive term, the BJP has set a target of winning 65 plus seats in the 90-member Assembly, while Congress is seeking to end its 15-year exile.
In the crucial upcoming polls, in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in particular, the duality of the leadership is a case in point.
He also claimed that the Congress would increase its tally from 12 to 15 of the 18 seats in the Naxal-hit areas of the state.
Releasing the booklet titled '#Yaad Hai Na...' the Chhattisgarh Congress state in-charge P L Punia labelled Raman Raj as 'destructive for the people.'