Raipur, Oct 6: Chhattisgarh Congress in-charge PL Punia on Saturday said that they will form next government in the state.
“When Election Commission went to Raipur, Congress suggested single-phase election but BJP suggested 2-phase election”, he told ANI.
The Congress leader also alleged that this decision(2-phase election in the state) has been taken to allow misuse of power. But we trust people&they trust us. We will form the next government here.
His reaction comes soon after, the poll panel announced two-phase election dates for the 90 seats of the Chhattisgarh Assembly on November 12 and November 20.
Addressing a press conference here, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat said: “In the first phase, 18 constituencies of the southern part of the state, which are Naxal affected areas, the elections would be held on November 12.
“Voting for the rest of the 72 Assembly constituencies would take place on November 20.”