Exit Polls: BJP set to win over 250 seats in UP, sweep in 3 other states

Written by Newsroom Staff March 9, 2017 21:27

New Delhi, March 9: In less than 48 hours from now, the results for hard-fought assembly elections in 5 states will be out.

Meanwhile, all the exit polls give BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh, followed by SP-Cong combine and BSP.

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Uttar Pradesh:

According to India Today-Axis My India survey, the BJP is likely to win a staggering 251-279 seats in the 403-member assembly. SP is seen being bundled up below 100 mark while BSP will be wiped out.

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News24-Today’s Chanakya takes the figure even further. It projects BJP to command a clear majority with 285 seats on its own.

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The marathon UP assembly election, held over seven rounds of voting, is seen as a bellwether for the 2019 national election.

Uttarakhand:

BJP is seen clearly winning the hilly state with most exit polls predicting ouster of the Congress government.

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According to 4 exit polls, BJP may fetch anywhere between 38-53 seats – a clear majority in the 7-0-member Assembly.

Goa:

The BJP is likely to secure majority in Goa. Congress and AAP seem to have failed to dislodge the BJP despite desperate high-octane campaign.

Manipur:

BJP is set to end Congress party’s 15-year rule in the state. Making huge inroads in the North-East, the party is likely to sweep state.

BJP is likely to win Manipur with 25-31 seats, followed by Congress with 17-23 seats.

Punjab:

The ruling Akali Dal is heading for a clear wipe out as it is not seen even claiming victory over 10 seats.

Punjab table

Kejriwal-led AAP is set to emerge as main Opposition party while Congress is seen emerging as the biggest party in state.