A excessive turnout of 78 per cent was recorded within the first part of Chhattisgarh meeting elections in 20 constituencies on Tuesday, officers mentioned.
This share was barely greater than the voting share recorded within the first part of the 2018 state council elections, which lined 18 seats, and amounted to 76.47 %. Elections had been held on Tuesday in 20 constituencies in seven districts of the affected Bastar province and 4 districts of Durg district.
State Election Fee chief Reena Babasaheb Kanjali mentioned in an announcement late within the night that Chhattisgarh recorded a voter turnout of 78 % within the first part. She added that an total enhance of 1.53 % was recorded in turnout in comparison with 2018.
The best voter turnout was recorded in Bastar seat at 84.67 per cent, adopted by Dujargaon 84.1 per cent, Khairagah 82.67 per cent, Khoji 82.43 per cent, Kunjgaon 82.37 per cent, Dungargarh 81.93 per cent, Kashkal 81.89 per cent and Chitrakoot 81.76 per cent. Kawarda 81.24 per cent, Kanker 81.14 per cent, Bhanubratapur 81 per cent, Antagarh 79.79 per cent, Mohla Manpur 79.38 per cent, Rajnandgaon 79.12 per cent, Jagdalpur 78.47 per cent, Bandaria 75.27 per cent, Narayanpur 75.06 per cent, Dantewada 69 per cent. 88 Per Kunta 63.14 % and Bijapur 48.37 %, the official mentioned.
The primary part of polling determined the electoral destiny of 223 candidates, together with state Congress president and Bastar MP Deepak Baig, state ministers Kawasi Lakma, Mohan Markam, Muhammad Akbar, former chief minister Raman Singh and 4 former state ministers.
BJP chief Raman Singh is contesting from Rajnandgaon the place Congress has fielded its senior OBC chief Girish Dewanjan.
The remaining 70 seats will go to the polls on November 17. The counting of votes will happen on December 3.
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