The Congress, which a majority of exit polls predicted will win Chhattisgarh once more and was additionally forward in early leads, was shocked by the BJP because the vote rely picked up.
By midday, the opposition BJP, which was trailing, caught up after which raced forward of the ruling Congress. By late afternoon, at 4:08 pm, after about eight hours into vote rely, the BJP is main in 56 seats, whereas the Congress is at 32.
The bulk mark within the 90-member Chhattisgarh meeting is 46.
“The folks believed in Modiji’s assure, that is what the tendencies present. We might see the undercurrent, did not know it will be this enormous. Bhupesh Baghel has been rejected by Chhattisgarh. Bhupesh Baghel’s corruption, liquor rip-off, Mahadev app rip-off contributed to this outcomes,” Raman Singh, BJP veteran and former Chief Minister, advised reporters.
Pressed for a solution as to who would be the Chief Minister if the get together involves energy, Mr Singh mentioned, “This could be the get together’s determination. I by no means requested for something, no matter job I used to be assigned, I did it with all dedication.”
4 exit polls predicted the Congress to cross the bulk mark by itself, two extra predicted 42-44 and the remaining three gave it greater than 40 every. Exit polls, although, can usually get it mistaken.
Solely two of 9 exit polls gave the BJP the haul of 46+ seats it must win the state.
The Congress was banking on the observe file of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who re-built the get together within the state after the 2013 Jhiram Ghati Maoist assault that decimated the highest Congress management.
The elections have been held in two phases on November 7 and 17. Voter turnout stood at 76.31 per cent, which was barely decrease than the 76.88 per cent recorded within the 2018 polls.