Last week, a journalist was attacked by a group of BJP activists and sustained severe head injuries.
No security personnel was injured in the encounter.
Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as the third Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.
Congress defeated BJP in 3 states but failed to touch majority in Madhya Pradesh.
The counting of votes is almost at its climax stage.
In Telangana TRS is leading in 85 constituencies almost confirming their victory. Mizo National Front (MNF) is heading in Mizoram.
TRS is leading in Telangana. In Mizoram, MNF is heading.
Election Commission admitted that the camera installed at a Bhopal strongroom where the electronic voting machine (EVM) were kept stopped working for an hour.
The results will be out on December 11.
Three civilians and a soldier of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) were killed in the attack.