election will see elections to 543 parliamentary seats across 28 states and seven Union territories (UT).
OneIndia brings to you the poll statistics from each state and UT of the Union.
Election dates: April 10, 17 & 24
Number of Lok Sabha constituencies: 11
Name of the constituencies: Bastar (ST), Bilaspur, Durg, Jangjir-Champa (SC), Kanker (ST), Korba, Mahasamund, Raigarh (ST), Raipur, Rajnandgaon, Sarguja (ST).
2009 result (seats): BJP 10, Congress 1
2009 party-wise vote-share:
Voters: 1.83 crore (18.3 million)
Polling booths: 21,424
First-time voters: 8 lakh (0.8 million)
Fact: The authorities will have a major challenge in dealing with Maoist activities while the Congress will have its task cut out to fight the Raman Singh and Narendra Modi affect here.