Jagdalpur, November 24, 2008: Repolling was conducted in 33 places today but due to naxal related violence one constable was killed and three injured in different places in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.
Compared to November 14, the presence of security forces were thin today but sufficient forces were deployed in the polling areas and during the day Maoists and security forces were clashed in seven places and in one blast one policeman was killed.
When a polling party was returning back after voting from Amlidhar booth of Chitrakot segment, in a land mine blast one policeman was killed and another injured, police said.
In another incident when a polling party was returning from Rengagondi of Narayanpur seat after election Maoists ambushed them in which one forest guard was seriously injured in naxal bullet, they said.
Besides that in about seven places in Chitrakot, Konta and Dantewada constituencies naxalites and security forces had exchanged fire.
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.