Bhupesh Baghel extends congratulations to Vishnu Deo Sai on Chhattisgarh CM designation

Chhattisgarh new CM: In a tweet on X (Formerly Twitter), Baghel conveyed his best wishes to the senior BJP leader, expressing hope for the progress and justice of Chhattisgarh under Sai's leadership.

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Chhattisgarh new CM: Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel extended his congratulations to Vishnu Deo Sai following the latter's designation as the next Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

In a tweet on X (Formerly Twitter), Baghel conveyed his best wishes to the senior BJP leader, expressing hope for the progress and justice of Chhattisgarh under Sai's leadership.

Vishnu Deo Sai Takes the Helm

Vishnu Deo Sai's appointment as Chief Minister was announced after a crucial meeting of the BJP's newly-elected 54 MLAs in Raipur. Following the announcement, Sai visited Raj Bhavan in Raipur to meet Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan.

Electoral Victory and Political Standing

Vishnu Deo Sai secured victory in the Kunkuri Assembly seat with a total of 87,604 votes. A prominent figure in the BJP, Sai has held various positions, including that of former state chief and former union minister. Hailing from the influential Sahu (Teli) community, he holds sway in the Durg, Raipur, and Bilaspur divisions. Sai served as the State President of the party for Chhattisgarh from 2020 to 2022 and held the position of Union Minister of State for Mines and Steel in the first PM Modi cabinet. Known for his popularity among tribal voters, Sai's political journey has been notable.

Overview of Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections

The state witnessed polling in two phases, with the first phase featuring 223 candidates on November 7 and the second phase seeing 958 candidates on November 17. Out of the 90 assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh, the BJP secured 54, while the Congress won 35 seats.

As Vishnu Deo Sai assumes the mantle of Chief Minister, the political landscape in Chhattisgarh is set to witness new developments under his leadership.