Chhattisgarh election results Highlights: Rahul Gandhi to decide on next Chhattisgarh CM, announcement likely to be tomorrow
Conceding defeat on Tuesday, Chhattisgarh’s three-time chief minister Raman Singh said he takes full responsibility for the BJP’s defeat in the assembly elections and will analyse the reasons behind the rout.Speaking to the media after the results were declared, Singh said he has forwarded his resignation to the governor.Catch all the live updates of assembly elections, click here.Singh became a chief minister on December 7, 15 years ago, and no other BJP CM has served for so long. Narendra Modi had an uninterrupted 4,610 days as Gujarat chief minister before becoming Prime Minister in May 2014. Singh, who completed 5,000 days in August, is the only BJP CM after Modi to have won three assembly elections in a row.Catch all the live updates of Chhattisgarh election results, click here.Chhattisgarh was the only state where voting was held in two phases: the first in 18 seats spread across eight Maoist-affected districts on November 12 and the then in 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts on November 20. Counting of votes began at 8 am today.