Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh will go to polls in two phases to elect its new meeting and the outcomes can be declared on December 11. Whereas south Chhattisgarh will vote on November 12 for 18 seats, north Chhattisgarh will vote on November 20 for the remaining 72 seats. Chief Minister Raman Singh is on the lookout for a fourth consecutive time period as chief minister. whereas the Congress goals to trip an anti-incumbency wave to wrest Chhattisgarh from the BJP. In 2013, the distinction between the votes polled by the BJP and Congress was marginal. Whereas the BJP garnered 41.04 per cent of the entire votes, the Congress polled 40.29 per cent. This translated into 49 of the 90-member meeting for the BJP and 39 seats for the Congress. The BSP, with which Congress hoped to kind an alliance, has partnered with Ajit Jogi’s Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC). The BJP hopes to cash-in on the disarray within the Congress and CM Singh has just lately centered on the Maoist-affected Bastar area the place the occasion didn’t do effectively within the Lok Sabha polls. The Centre and the state authorities have initiated a sequence of growth initiatives on this area.

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