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Chhattisgarh Assembly Election 2018: Election Trivia

Often it is the small facts that are the most interesting. For this 2018 Assembly elections, we attempt to dig out interesting and little known facts related to the politics and elections in the states. Scroll down to know and don’t forget to share with your friends about your #TIL moment (for the uninitiated, #TIL stands for Today I Learned)

  • Trivia#52
    Jagdalpur is the bellwether seat in Chhattisgarh that has always voted for the party that came into power for the last consecutive 9 Assembly elections from 1977 to 2013 (Note: The Chhattisgarh was part of Madhya Pradesh till the year 2000).December 07, 2018, 04:47 PM
  • Trivia#45
    Bijapur with 48.49% recorded the lowest voter turnout in the 2018 Chhattisgarh state Assembly elections.December 07, 2018, 04:44 PM
  • Trivia#44
    Manendragarh with 131,273 electors is the smallest Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh.December 07, 2018, 04:44 PM
  • Trivia#43
    Kasdol with 333,240 electors is the largest Assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh.December 07, 2018, 04:44 PM
  • Trivia#27
    BJP's Champa Devi Pawle (27) from Bharatpur-Sonhat was the youngest winning candidate in the 2013 Chhattisgarh state Assembly elections.December 07, 2018, 04:38 PM
  • Trivia#17
    The narrowest margin of victory in the 2013 state Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh was in Takhatpur in which Raju Singh Kshatri of BJP won by a margin of 608 votes.December 07, 2018, 04:36 PM
  • Trivia#12
    The highest margin of victory in the 2013 state Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh was in Marwahi in which Amit Ajit Jogi of INC won by a margin of 46,250 votes.December 07, 2018, 04:34 PM
  • Trivia#7
    Chhattisgarh can be divided into three regions - North, Central, and South - with Central Chhattisgarh having the most seats (43) and South with the least seats (13), out of the total 90 in the state.December 07, 2018, 04:32 PM
  • Trivia#3
    Kurud Assembly constituency in Dhamtari district in the Central region of Chhattisgarh recorded the highest voter turnout, 88.97%, in the 2018 Chhattisgarh Assembly elections. The 2018 turnout is 1.39% higher than the average turnout in the seat in 2013 and 2008 elections. December 07, 2018, 04:31 PM
  • Trivia#2
    12 Assembly constituencies in the state of Chhattisgarh recorded a voter turnout in 2018 that is more than 5% as compared to the average turnout in the 2013 and 2008 Assembly elections in the state.December 07, 2018, 04:30 PM
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