The BJP won 54 seats in the 2023 Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, with the incumbent Congress party coming second with 35 seats in the 90-seat Assembly. Gondvana Gantantra Party gets one seat.
Despite the loss for the Congress, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel won over BJP’s Vijay Baghel in Patan constituency. State Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu lost in Durg Rural to BJP’s Lalit Chandrakar.Chhattisgarh election results 2023 | Key winners and losers | The Hindu
Tight security arrangements were made in all counting centres in all 33 districts, including the ones affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), officials said.
A total of 1,181 candidates were in the fray, including Chief Minister Baghel, Deputy Chief Minister T. S. Singh Deo (both from Congress) and former CM Raman Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party.