Bilaspur, December 8, 2008: Former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi today won the Marwahi reserved seat by over 42,000 votes from his nearest rival of BJP.
The Congress candidate had got 67,523 votes where as his nearest rival and BJP candidate Dhyan Singh Porte got 25,431 votes and Jogi was declared elected by a margin of 42,092 votes.
The Gondwana Ganatantra Party candidate Gondwana Pritam Pandram has got 10534 votes which are third highest in that segment and the lowest was 269 votes by Dwarika Singh Dhruv of Bharatiya Pichchda Dal, election officials said.
Ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has won the Dumri Assembly by-election today.
Ruling Congress in Chhattisgarh today failed to reach a conclusion over finalisation of names for the 2023 Assembly election.
The Chief Election Commissioner of India Rajeev Kumar today enquired about the amount of seizure of liquor, cash and other materials, which are used to lure voters ahead of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election.
A high level team from the Election Commission arrived here today to review the preparedness of the Chhattisgarh Assembly election 2023.
Despite having a strong Congress government in Chhattisgarh the AICC today picked up only two leaders from the state for the all-powerful Congress Working Committee.
Powerful AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal will be on tour of Chhattisgarh tomorrow.