New Delhi: Early trends began to emerge as the counting of votes got underway for Chhattisgarh Assembly election. Round one of counting of votes hadn’t got over yet.  The Congress is leading on 42 seats while BJP is ahead on 32 seats, show early trends. Also Read - Yearender 2018: From Losing Grip Over Hindi Heartland to Vajpayee's Demise, How 2018 Turned Nightmarish For BJP

JCC+ (Ajit Jogi’s party in alliance with Mayawati’s BSP) is ahead on 3 seats and Others on 1. Also Read - Assembly Elections 2018: BJP Steps up Prep, Amit Shah Reworks 'Ajey BJP' Campaign

In the 90-member assembly, the majority mark is 46. In the exit polls, while Times Now-CNX gave a simple majority to the BJP, the ABP said the saffron party would fare way better than the Congress. India-Today Axis predicted that the Congress would end Chief Minister Raman Singh’s 15-year-old reign by winning anywhere between 55-65 seats. Maha Exit Poll predicted 42 for the BJP, 43 seats for the Congress and 5 for Others. Also Read - Assembly Elections 2018: Congress Chief Ministers to Discuss Cabinet With Party Chief Rahul Gandhi