The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in the 90-seat Chhattisgarh assembly, while the Congress is trailing behind. This is a flip from the early trends where Congress had crossed the majority mark in number of leads.
According to the Election Commission of India, BJP is leading at 42 seats, while Comgress is leading at 37 seats. However, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is leading at Patan and former CM Raman Singh is leading at Rajnandgaon.
The assembly elections were held in two phases on 7 and 17 November.
Nishtha Anushree is Senior Sub-editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @nishthaanushree.
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