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New Delhi: A survey conducted by ABP News-Dainik Bhaskar-Nielsen has predicted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win 60 seats and the Congress 27 in Chhattisgarh where the first phase of polling is scheduled for 11 November.

The BJP-ruled government under Raman Singh has 49 representatives in the assembly, and the Congress, 39. There are 90 constituencies in the state assembly. If the BJP manages to win the assembly election in the state, Singh will become chief minister for the third consecutive term.

The survey also predicted that the BJP would get a 44% vote share in the assembly election, an increase of more than 3 percentage points from 2008. The Congress is expected to get 37%, a decline of 1.4 percentage points.

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