Election results 2019: Despite Lok Sabha poll loss, Congress happy to win Naxal-hit Bastar seat
Updated : May 27, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Congress candidate Dipak Baij defeated BJP's Baiduram Kashyap by a margin of 38,982 votes in Bastar.
In the Lok Sabha polls to 11 seats in Chhattisgarh, the Congress managed to win only two seats — Korba and Bastar.
The Congress improved its tally from the previous record of winning just one seat in the state in the last three Lok Sabha polls.