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Chhindwara, MP Election Results final update: Congress’ Kamal Nath wins Chhindwara by 36,594 votes

Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 final update: Former MP chief minister Kamal Nath has won by 36,594 votes against his rival BJP candidate Vivek Bunty Sahu from Chhindwara seat

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Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 Live: MP Congress chief Kamal Nath fights poll against BJP's Vivek Banti Sahu (HT_PRINT)

 

Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2023 final update: Congress party’s Madhya Pradesh chief Kamal Nath emerged as the winning candidate from Chhindwara constituent assembly seat in MP Assembly Election as per data on the ECI website.

He won by 36,594 votes against his rival BJP candidate Vivek Bunty Sahu from Chhindwara seat.

Nath got total 132,302 votes, while Sahu got 95,708 votes.

The process of vote counting for election results to the Chhindwara Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh began at 8 am on December 3. Counting of postal ballots began at 8 am on December 3 which was followed by counting of votes recorded in EVMs at 8.30 am.

Chhindwara is among the 230 Madhya Pradesh assembly constituencies that went poll in a single phase on November 17. The results for all the Madhya Pradesh assembly seats were declared today.

Also read: Chhindwara, MP Election Results 2023 Live: Former CM Kamal Nath faces stiff fight against BJP candidate Vivek Bunty Sahu

Chhindwara is one of the key assembly constituencies watched out for in this year's Madhya Pradesh Election. Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and state Congress state chief Kamal Nath contested the polls from this seat. He fought against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Vivek Banti Sahu in the 2023 polls.

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Kamal Nath's son, Nakul Kamal Nath, is a Lok Sabha MP from Chhindwara, which his father previously represented.

Kamal Nath had won the Chhindwara assembly seat in 2019 bypolls, defeating BJP's Vivek Banti Sahu. The seat had fallen vacant after Congress leader Deepak Saxena resigned as an MLA in 2019.

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The Chhindwara region is considered a stronghold of former Chief Minister Kamal Nath. He is currently an MLA from the Chhindwara Assembly seat. He has been MP from Chhindwara parliamentary seat nine times since 1980.

The Chhindwara Assembly Constituency is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. According to an Aajtak report, as many as 2,62,745 voters are there in this area. Of this, 1,33,088 are men and 1,29,671 are women voters. Most of the voters in this area are from the Other Backward Class (OBC) community, the report added.

The Madhya Pradesh Election 2023 were held on November 17, 2023. The state surpassed the polling percentage of the 2018 assembly polls, when it saw 74.97 per cent polling this year. Madhya Pradesh has 5,60,57521 electors, of which 2,87,82261 are male and 2,71,99586 are female voters.

Meanwhile, only one voter from Shahpur village in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara assembly constituency had cast vote in the state elections as the rest of the locals boycotted polling to protest the denial of ticket by the Congress to a local leader from another seat.

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Published: 03 Dec 2023, 06:32 AM IST
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