Congress candidate Rajman Benzam defeated BJP’s Lachhuram Kashyap 17862 votes in Chitrakot by-election. This is BJP’s second consecutive defeat. Earlier, BJP had also lost in Dantewada by-election. Here Devati Karma defeated BJP candidate Ojaswi Mandavi. With this victory, the BJP was swept away from Bastar division. During the Chitrakote by-election on October 21, 78.12% votes were cast.
Thu Oct 24 , 2019