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Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 Highlights: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress wins by 1,981 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023: Congress candidate and minister Kawasi Lakhma has won by 1,981 votes from Konta.

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CPI's Manish Kunjam is leading against Congress' Kawasi Lakhma (ECI)Premium
Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CPI's Manish Kunjam is leading against Congress' Kawasi Lakhma (ECI)

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results  The results for the Konta assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh wasdeclared on Sunday, December 3. Kawasi Lakhma of Congress won by 1,981 votes. This assembly seat went to the polls in the first of Chhattisgarh Election 2023. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am on Sunday. Chhattisgarh minister Kawasi Lakhma is contesting polls from the Konta seat. He had won the seat in the 2018 and 2013 polls. The BJP has fielded Soyam Muka from this seat.

03 Dec 2023, 06:38:44 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress wins by 1,981 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress wins by 1,981 votes. 

03 Dec 2023, 06:11:52 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: "Congress Govt looted people in Chhattisgarh, they replied today": BJP's Nitin Nabin

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: , Nitin Nabin said, "BJP will form the government with a clear majority in Chhattisgarh. The Congress government did the work of looting the people of the state, and the people have replied to this today."

"The people of Chhattisgarh have realised that the Congress government is corrupt and they have cheated the people," he added.

03 Dec 2023, 05:53:13 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP on course to register its biggest-ever victory in Chhattisgarh

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: The BJP on Sunday not only defied exit poll projections but also raced towards its biggest-ever victory in Chhattisgarh, where it has had three terms since the state’s formation in 2000.

As per the latest data shared by the Election Commission, the party had won four seats and was leading in 52 of the 90 constituencies in the state. The Congress was ahead in 36 seats.

Most exit polls had predicted a close fight between the Congress and the BJP in Chhattisgarh.

03 Dec 2023, 05:26:54 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,930 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1930 votes against second-placed Soyam Muka of the Bharatiya Janata Party

03 Dec 2023, 05:07:08 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by2,656 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 2,656 votes against second-placed Manish Kunjam of the Communist Party of India. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 28,098 votes after the vote count in the sixteenth round.

03 Dec 2023, 04:54:26 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,271 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,271 votes against second-placed Manish Kunjam of the Communist Party of India. JP's Soyam Muka has earned 25,382 votes after the vote count in the fifteenth round.

03 Dec 2023, 04:46:02 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 940 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 940 votes against second-placed Manish Kunjam of the Communist Party of India.BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 23,697 votes after the vote count in the fourteenth round.

03 Dec 2023, 04:28:07 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,390 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,390 votes against second-placed Manish Kunjam of the Communist Party of India.BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 22,378 votes after the vote count in the thirteenth round.

03 Dec 2023, 04:19:06 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Congress' performance  assembly polls disappointing, says party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Congress' performance in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan assembly polls disappointing: Party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.

03 Dec 2023, 04:00:40 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1,451 votes

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma of Congress is leading by 1451 votes against second-placed Manish Kunjam of the Communist Party of India.BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 19,090 votes after the vote count in the twelfth round.

03 Dec 2023, 03:45:14 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP on way to rule 12 states on its own, Congress down to 3

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: With the BJP heading towards victory in three out of the four states that went to polls recently, the party will now be in power in 12 states on its own, while the Congress, the second largest national party, will come down to three after losing Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

The Aam Aadmi Party, with its government in Delhi and Punjab, is third among national parties.

The BJP, which rules the centre, is in power in Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, and is all set to get Madhya Pradesh back and snatch Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh from the Congress after today's vote count.

03 Dec 2023, 03:16:14 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 590 votes after eleventh round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the eleventh round of counting with 590 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 590 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 15,328 votes after the vote count in the eleventh round.

03 Dec 2023, 02:51:05 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 462 votes after tenth round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the tenth round of counting with 462 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 462 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 13,074 votes after the vote count in the tenth round.

03 Dec 2023, 02:39:32 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 2,004 votes after ninth round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the ninth round of counting with 2,004 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 2,004 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 9,733 votes after the vote count in the ninth round.

03 Dec 2023, 02:20:40 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 1,960 votes after eighth round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the eighth round of counting with 1,960 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 1,960 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 7,498 votes after the vote count in the eighth round.

03 Dec 2023, 01:46:59 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 1,617 votes after seventh round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the seventh round of counting with 1,617  votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 1,617 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 5,384 votes after the vote count in the seventh round.

03 Dec 2023, 12:43:02 PM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI leading by 634 votes after sixth round

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Manish Kunjam of CPI was leading after the sixth round of counting with 634 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma was trailing with 634 votes. BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 4,640 votes after the vote count in the sixth round.

03 Dec 2023, 11:59:32 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CPI's Manish Kunjam extends lead further

Manish Kunjam of CPI has taken the lead now with 7,688 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma is trailing with 6,080 votes and BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 2,437 votes in the third round.

03 Dec 2023, 11:13:30 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CPI's Manish Kunjam extends lead

Manish Kunjam of CPI has taken the lead now with 4,531 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma is trailing with 3,545 votes and BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 922 votes in the third round.

03 Dec 2023, 10:45:42 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Vote share

Manish Kunjam of CPI has received 37.82% of the votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma 28.3% of the votes. BJP's Soyam Muka is quite behind at 12.57% in the second round.

03 Dec 2023, 10:18:13 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CPI's Manish Kunjam takes lead with 1,634 votes

Manish Kunjam of CPI has taken the lead now with 1,634 votes while five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma is trailing with 1,223 votes and BJP's Soyam Muka has earned 543 votes in the second round.

03 Dec 2023, 10:14:08 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Percentage of votes

As of now, Soyam Muka of BJP has received 266 votes (35.47%) while Congress' Kawasi Lakhma has earned 199 votes (26.53%).

03 Dec 2023, 09:47:56 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Soyam Muka (BJP) leading

As per early trends, Soyam Muka (BJP) is leading against five-time winner Kawasi Lakhma (Congress) by 67 votes after the first round.

03 Dec 2023, 09:37:18 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Early trends

As per early trends, it's a neck-to-neck fight as Congress is leading in 6 seats and BJP in 5.

03 Dec 2023, 09:22:15 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Early trends emerge

As per early trends, Congress is leading in 31 seats and BJP in 19. Results for Konta are awaited.

03 Dec 2023, 08:56:21 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: CM Baghel's message

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has saluted the public and sent good wishes to all candidates in a post on X (formerly Twitter).

03 Dec 2023, 08:44:33 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Counting in progress

The counting has started. The early trends are expected to be out soon. 

03 Dec 2023, 08:29:42 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Tight security measures

As per officials, tight security measures are in place at counting centres across all 33 districts of the state, including those impacted by Left Wing Extremism (LWE).

"A total of 90 returning officers, 416 assistant returning officers, 4596 counting personnel and 1698 micro-observers have been appointed for carrying out the counting process smoothly," Chhattisgarh Chief Electoral Officer Reena Baba Saheb Kangale said at a press conference.

03 Dec 2023, 08:18:04 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Chhattisgarh key candidates

Star candidates in Chhattisgarh include Bhupesh Baghel (Congress), Vijay Baghel (BJP), TS Singh Deo (Congress), Amarjeet Bhagat (Congress), Umesh Patel (Congress), Renuka Singh Saruta (BJP), Vishnu Deo Sai (BJP) and Gomti Sai (BJP). 

Other prominent candidates in the fray include Raman Singh (BJP), Bhawna Bohra (BJP), Lata Usendi (BJP), Gautam Uike (BJP), Mohammad Akbar (Congress), Savitri Manoj Mandavi (Congress), Mohan Markam (Congress), Vikram Mandavi (Congress) and Kawasi Lakhma (Congress).

03 Dec 2023, 08:02:05 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Congress' promise

The Congress party pledged in their manifesto to not only sustain but also broaden their current welfare initiatives. These include the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (RGKNY), a financial aid programme for farmers, and the Narva, Garva, Ghurva, Badi Yojana, aimed at rural development.

03 Dec 2023, 07:45:53 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP's promise

The BJP's manifesto for Chhattisgarh 2023, named "Modi's Guarantee for Chhattisgarh 2023," includes pledges to create one lakh new jobs, offer free electricity to farmers and raise the minimum support price for paddy to 3,100 per quintal. The saffron party also aims to enhance the state's infrastructure, healthcare and education systems.

03 Dec 2023, 07:33:33 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Voter turnout

In Chhattisgarh, a voter turnout of 76.31 per cent was recorded for 90 seats held in two phases on November 7 and 17.

03 Dec 2023, 07:22:17 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Chhattisgarh exit polls

The Congress is poised to maintain control in the 2023 Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections, according to recent exit poll data. The ruling party is projected to surpass the majority threshold of 46. No exit polls indicate a majority for the BJP in Chhattisgarh.

03 Dec 2023, 07:08:52 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: When, where to watch Chhattisgarh results

The counting of votes will be updated LIVE on the official website of the Election Commission of India. You can also catch LIVE Updates on the Mint website for Chhattisgarh. Read more.

03 Dec 2023, 06:50:57 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: 2013 results

In the 2013 election, Lakhma won with 27,610 votes against Barse's 21,824 votes.

03 Dec 2023, 06:37:59 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: 2018 results

In the 2018 elections, Kawasi Lakhma of the Congress emerged victorious with 31,933 votes, defeating BJP's Dhaniram Barse, who secured 25,224 votes.

03 Dec 2023, 06:23:20 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Candidates

In the 2023 Konta Assembly election in Chhattisgarh, the candidates are Madkami Masa (BSP), Manish Kunjam (CPI), Kawasi Lakhma (Congress), Beeda Sodi (Independent), Devendra Telam (JCC) and Soyam Muka (BJP).

03 Dec 2023, 06:10:50 AM IST

Konta Chhattisgarh Election Results 2023 LIVE: Kawasi Lakhma undefeated for 25 years

Kawasi Lakhma, a big name in the Chhattisgarh Congress and the state's Excise Minister, has been undefeated in the Konta constituency since 1998. 

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