Chhattisgarh: BJP Leading in 6 Seats, Congress Ahead in 5
Congress' sitting MLA Dipak Baij is leading in Naxal- hit Bastar (ST) Lok Sabha seat.
Raipur: The BJP and Congress are leading in six and five Lok Sabha seats respectively in Chhattisgarh, as per the initial trends available in all 11 seats.
Congress’ sitting MLA Dipak Baij is leading in Naxal- hit Bastar (ST) Lok Sabha seat.
In the high-profile Raipur seat, Congress’ Pramod Dubey is ahead of his rivals.
In another prominent Rajnandgaon seat, Congress’ Bholaram Sahu is ahead of BJP nominee Santosh Pandey.
The Congress is also ahead in Mahasamund and Raigarh (ST) seats.
In Durg seat, BJP’s Vijay Baghel is leading against Congress’ Pratima Chandrakar.
The saffron party is also ahead of its rivals in Korba, Kanker, Janjgir-Champa, Surguja and Bilaspur seats.
Congress’ Jyotsana Mahant, the wife of state Assembly Speaker Charanadas Mahant, is trailing in Korba seat.