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Chhatisgarh, is a new state having been carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000. It sends 11 MPs to Parliament (2%), hence not a key state wrt national politics. It is among the few states where BJP is in power. Raman Singh has been CM since end of 2003. And he has delivered strong results year on year. 

Parties 2004 2009
Congress 1 1
BJP 10 10
Total 11 11

Source: Statistical Reports, Election Commission of India


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