Know your state this LS poll: Chhattisgarh

Know your state Chhattisgarh
Bangalore, April 1: The Lok sabha election is set to begin on April 7 and will continue till May 12. The results will be declared on May 16. The

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

[Know your states this LS poll]

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.

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