The deposits of so many candidates of Congress, which won the most seats, were confiscated, BJP saved the deposits.

The sound of assembly elections has started in Chhattisgarh. Voting will be held in two phases in the state. On November 7 and 17, more than two crore voters will exercise their franchise on 20 and 70 assembly seats respectively. Both the ruling party Congress and the main opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are claiming to get a huge majority in the elections this time. BJP is confident that it will return to power after five years, while Congress is confident that it will return to power this time in the year 2018 on the basis of the development work done by it during the five-year tenure of the Bhupesh Baghel government. assembly elections Will return to power by winning more than 100 seats. Congress claims that this time it will form the government by winning 75 seats. In such a situation, it would be appropriate to take a look at the performance of the parties in the last assembly elections i.e. Chhattisgarh Election 2018. If we look at the figures of the Election Commission, we will find that many leaders of the Congress Party, which formed the government with an overwhelming majority, had to lose their deposits. However, the deposit of any BJP candidate was not confiscated.

62 parties had contested Chhattisgarh elections

According to Election Commission data, 62 parties, including six national parties and independents, had contested the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly elections. They had fielded 1,359 candidates for a total of 90 assembly seats. Of these, the bail of 1,154 was confiscated. 2,82,738 voters of these 90 assemblies had pressed the button of None of the Above (NOTA). This time less young voters have been added to the voter list. Yes. The number of young voters who have joined for the 2023 assembly elections is 2,63,829.

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237 candidates had contested

However, in the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, six national parties had fielded 237 candidates. Of these, only 85 were victorious. The deposits of 52 candidates of national parties were confiscated. Among the candidates whose deposits were confiscated, three were also from the Congress Party. Congress had fielded its candidates on all 90 seats. Of these, 68 won and the deposits of three were forfeited. At the same time, BJP fielded its candidates on 90 seats. Only 15 of its candidates could reach the assembly after winning. But, no one’s bail was confiscated.

The deposits of 52 candidates of 6 national parties were confiscated.

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had given tickets to 35 candidates. Two of these registered victory. 28’s bail was confiscated. The deposits of six out of seven candidates of the Communist Party of India (CPI) were forfeited, while all three candidates of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) lost their deposits. Not only CPM, the deposits of all the 12 candidates of Sharad Pawar’s party Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) were also confiscated. In this way, the deposits of 52 candidates of six national parties were confiscated. The good thing is that these parties secured 80.47 percent of the total votes i.e. 1,14,88,616 votes.

All candidates of four state level parties lost, deposits confiscated

The performance of four state level parties was also very shameful. Four state level parties including Janata Dal United (JDU), Shiv Sena and Samajwadi Party had fielded a total of 156 candidates. Everyone’s bail was confiscated. He received 1,88,456 (1.32 percent) votes.

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Registered (unrecognized) parties won 5 seats.

Registered (unrecognized) parties won five seats in the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018. 45 parties of this category had given tickets to 315 candidates. Five of them won. The security deposit of Rs 300 was confiscated. The candidates of all these parties got a total of 14,77,404 (10.35 percent) votes. At the same time, 561 independent candidates were in the fray, all of them were rejected by the public. Everyone’s bail was confiscated. However, he received 8,39,041 votes (5.88 percent).

Congress got so many votes in the elections

If we talk about votes in Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018, then Congress party got 61,43,880 i.e. 43.04 percent votes, while BJP got 47,06,830 i.e. 32.97 percent votes. BSP got 5,52,313 votes i.e. 3.87 percent, CPI got 48,255 votes i.e. 0.34 percent, CPM got 8,355 votes i.e. 0.06 percent and NCP got 28,983 votes i.e. 0.20 percent.

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