Jharkhand exit polls: Cong-JMM likely to unseat BJP govt, shows Axis My India; C-Voter predicts hung house

Jharkhand exit polls 2019: Axis My India shows Cong-JMM unseating BJP govt in the state while C-Voter has predicted hung house.

Written by December 20, 2019 21:41

New Delhi: Exit polls for the Jharkhand Assembly elections have predicted doom for Raghubar Das-led BJP government in the state. According to exit poll agencies, the BJP government is set to lose power in the state as JMM-Congress-RJD alliance is seen emerging as largest alliance in the state.

Only two agencies have come up with exit poll figures, both have forecasted poor show for BJP in the assembly elections.

Raghubar - Hemant Soren

According to India Today-Axis My India exit poll, BJP is seen winning just 22-32 seats in the Jharkhand assembly whereas Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM)-RJD alliance is likely to grab 38-50 seats.

The AJSU Party could win 3-5 seats, the RJD 2-4 and JVM 2-4.

The survey says that the BJP is likely to get a vote share of 34 per cent, while Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha alliance is likely to sweep 37 per cent votes.

India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll:

BJP: 22-32 seats

JMM-Cong: 38-50 seats

AJSU: 3-5 seats

JVM: 2-4 seats

Others: 4-7 seats

Jharkhand headed for hung assembly: CVoter Survey

The 81-member Jharkhand assembly is headed for a hung house, predicts IANS-CVoter-ABP in its Exit Poll.

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) in alliance with Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal is projected to win 35 seats, while the BJP is likely to bag 32, leading to a hung assembly in the state.

JVM are AJSU may grab 3 and 5 seats respectively.

The BJP will find it difficult to form the government as it falls short of majority. AJSU chief Sudesh Mahta and JVM chief Babulal Marandi may emerge as kingmakers in the hung assembly.

In the Assembly elections, most of BJP allies, including AJSU, LJP, JD(U) contested the election alone.

Results on December 23

The other pollsters have not yet released their predictions for Jharkhand Assembly election.

Polling in Jharkhand was held in five phases from 30 November to 20 December. Final election results will be announced on 23 December.