Zee Media Bureau
Raipur: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday managed to win an absolute majority in Chhattisgarh in the 2013 Assembly elections.
The BJP has bagged 49 seats which translates into a third term for Dr Raman Singh on the Chief Minister`s chair.
Congress managed to win 39 seats, one went to the Bahujan Samaj Party and an Independent candidate has emerged victorious.
The Congress failed to put up a joint effort and was marred by in-fighting within its ranks.
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Umesh has won Kharsia constituency defeating BJP`s Jawaharlal Naik by a margin of 38,888 votes.
constituency defeating his BJP rival Subhaoo Kashyap by 19,168 votes.