Rajnandgaon, December 8, 2008: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today defeated his nearest rival and Congress candidate by over 32,000 votes from Rajnandgaon constituency.
The BJP candidate Singh got 77230 votes when his nearest rival and Congress candidate Udai Mudliyar got 44841 votes and the Election Commission has declared Singh elected by a margin of 32,389 votes.
Twelve other candidates were also in the fray and one of the candidates got the lowest 88 votes where as the highest got 2879 from the dozen aspirants, Election Officials said
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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.