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Congress will form government in Chhattisgarh by winning 55 seats: Mahant

Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Chhattisgarh Congress chief Charandas Mahant on Saturday claimed his party would form the government in the state by winning 54-55 out of the total 90 assembly seats.

Chhattisgarh Assembly election – State Profile

Chhattisgarh consists of 27 districts which were carved out of Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 2000.

Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections: Charan Das Mahant’s big test

In November 01, 2000, the ‘heart of India’ Madhya Pradesh was bifurcated and Chhattisgarh was carved out of it. After the formation of this new state the top brass of Congress preferred Ajit Jogi, then an Arjun Singh protégé. The decision to anoint Jogi as the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh triggered a political rivalry within the party which continues till today.

JD(U) goes to police against Union Minister over gold hunt in UP

Carrying out its threat to seek action against Charan Das Mahant for allegedly misusing his official position to "spread superstition", JD(U) lodged a complaint with police and demanded registration of a criminal case against him.

Unnao gold hunt: Will file case against Charan Das Mahant, says Sharad Yadav

While the entire nation remains hooked to Unnao where the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is currently digging an old fort in search of 1,000 tonnes of gold apparently dreamt by a local seer, Janata Dal (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that he will file a case against Union Minister Charan Das Mahant for spreading “superstition”.

Charan Das Mahant made Chhattisgarh Congress chief

Union Minister Charan Das Mahant was named Congress chief for Chhattisgarh as party, reconstituted state unit 2 months after Maoist bloodbath that had virtually wiped out its leadership in the state.

Congress to launch stir against Chhattisgarh BJP government

Hoping to regain power in Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections after a decade, Congress party has decided to launch a "BJP step down, quit Chhattisgarh" agitation.

CD Mahant made Chhattisgarh PCC chief

Union Minister Charan Das Mahant was on Monday made acting president of the Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee.