Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:21
Lok Sabha elections will take place in three phases on April 10, 17 and 24 and the counting of votes will take place on May 16.
The state will go to polls for 11 Parliamentary constituencies.
Chhattisgarh state was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in the year 2000 and has 27 districts.
The main political parties of the state include Indian National Congress (INC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
After the formation of the state, Congress was voted to power in the first state Assembly elections.
Since then, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been in power and has been elected to govern the state thrice and has been in power from the last 15 years.
In 2013 Assembly elections, BJP emerged as the victorious party with absolute majority after winning 49 seats.
Chief Minister Raman Singh was re-elected for the third term in 2013 Assembly elections.
The state has 90 Assembly seats out of which 10 are reserved for Scheduled Castes and 24 for Scheduled Tribes.
First Published: Friday, March 28, 2014, 23:38