Raipur, November 20, 2008: Polling in 51 seats of Chhattisgarh was started today with a peaceful note.
Ten districts are going to poll today out of which Balrampur, Surajpur, Sarguja, Korea and Jashpur are naxal infested where as other districts going to polls today are Raigarh, Korba, Bilaspur, Janjgir-Champa and Raipur.
Today also 15 Scheduled Tribe, six scheduled caste and 30 seats are going to poll out of which 15 have been identified by the Election Commission as politically sensitive.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the election, Additional Director General of Police Giridhari Nayak told ChhattisgarhTopNews.Com.
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.