The counting of votes will be done on December 3 along with four other state assemblies, which will go under the voting process this November.
Chhattisgarh Assembly Election LIVE Updates: Chhattisgarh is holding its second phase of elections from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, nine polling booths in the Naxal-affected Bindranawagarh area held polls from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The polling booths affected by Naxal presence and subject to the adjusted time frame include Kamarbhaudi, Amamora, Odh, Bade Gobra, Ganwargaon, Gariba, Nagesh, Sahbinkachhar, and Kodomali. A total of 958 candidates have been fielded across these 70 seats spread across 22 districts in the state. Chief Minister Baghel (Patan seat), his deputy T.S. Singh Deo (Ambikapur), Assembly speaker Charan Das Mahant (Sakti), eight State ministers, including Tamrdhwaj Sahu (Durg Rural) and Ravindra Choubey (Saja), are among prominent Congress candidates in the second phase.
The Election Commission concluded the first phase of polling in Chhattisgarh for 20 seats on November 7. The counting of votes will be done on December 3 along with four other state assemblies, which will go under the voting process this November.