The BJP is more likely to return for a second time period in Assam, nonetheless, a good contest between the ruling get together and the Congress-AIUDF alliance cannot be dominated out
Exit polls predict a good contest between the ruling All India Trinamool Congress and the BJP within the state of West Bengal with the BJP making robust positive factors each when it comes to vote share and seats whereas the CPM-led ruling Left Democratic Front is predicted the retain the state of Kerala regardless of a high-pitched marketing campaign by the saffron get together.
While pollsters forecast a BJP to return to energy within the northeastern state of Assam, a good contest could emerge there as effectively.
However, in Tamil Nadu and the UT of Puducherry, pollsters predict a change in dispensation. While exit polls present the DMK-led alliance to emerge as the biggest grouping in Tamil Nadu, the BJP is predicted to kind the following govt within the UT of Puducherry.
The outcomes of the exit polls had been launched right this moment after polling concluded within the eighth and ultimate section of the West Bengal election.
Exit polls divided on Bengal, tight contest doubtless
While 4 out of the 5 pollsters projected the TMC to return to energy in West Bengal, the exit ballot forecast confirmed the BJP making robust positive factors each when it comes to vote share in addition to the variety of seats, hinting at a good contest when votes are counted on 2 May.
Overall, the exit polls are divided of their forecast for the West Bengal polls, the place the BJP ran a high-octane marketing campaign in its bid to seize energy within the state for the primary time by ending Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 10-year reign.
|West Bengal (Total: 294 seats; Majority mark: 148 seats)|
|C-Voter (292 seats)||158||115||19||0|
|Jan Ki Baat||104-121||162-185||3-9||0|
The India Today-Axis My India predicts a neck-and-neck contest in West Bengal, giving the BJP 134-160 and the TMC 130-156 seats.
Republic-CNX exit ballot predicts a slight edge for the BJP by defending 138-148 seats for the get together within the 294-seat Assembly and 128-138 to the TMC. However, Times Now-C Voter predicts a transparent majority for the TMC by projecting 158 seats for the get together and 115 for the BJP.
Jan Ki Baat exit polls, nonetheless, predicts a robust majority for the BJP in West Bengal, giving it 162-185 seats, in opposition to 104-121 to the ruling TMC. The TMC had received 211 seats in 2016 and the BJP solely three within the 294-member West Bengal Assembly.
As far because the Left-Congress-ISF alliance is worried, the forecasts present the grouping additional marginalised within the fierce contest.
Four out of 5 pollsters venture the grouping to not cross 20 seats. The solely exception being NewsX-Polstrat, which predict simply 21 seats for the alliance.
Assam exit polls predict second time period for BJP
In Assam, India Today-Axis My India predicted 75-85 seats for the BJP-led mix within the 126-member Assembly and 40-50 to the Congress-led Opposition. Today’s Chanakya predicted 61-79 seats for the saffron alliance and 47-65 for the Congress-led Opposition in Assam.
Republic-CNX gave the ruling saffron alliance 74-84 and the Opposition 40-50, whereas Times Now-C Voter put them at 65 and 59 seats respectively.
|Assam (Total seats: 126; Majority mark: 64)|
|India Today-Axis My India||40-50||75-85||1-4|
LDF more likely to return for the second time period in Kerala
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan could defy the norm in his state of the 2 fundamental alliances alternating in energy by main the CPI(M)-led alliance to a different spell in energy, going by varied exit polls.
Axis My India predicted an enormous win for the LDF by projecting 104 seats for it within the 140-member meeting and predicting solely 20-36 seats to the Congress-led UDF.
|Kerala (Total seats: 140; Majority mark: 71)|
|India Today-Axis My India||20-36||104-120||0-2||0-2|
Today’s Chanakya forecast 93-111 seats for the LDF and 26-44 for the UDF in 140-member robust Kerala Assembly.
CNX predicted a better combat however nonetheless projected a majority of 72-80 seats for the ruling alliance in opposition to 54-64 for the Opposition.
Tamil Nadu exit polls predict win for DMK-Congress mix
In one other key southern state, Tamil Nadu, Axis My India and CNX forecast an enormous win for the DMK-led alliance that additionally contains the Congress.
They gave 175-195 and 160-170, respectively for the DMK-Congress-led alliance within the 234-member Assembly. The AIADMK-led alliance, which incorporates the BJP, was projected to get 38-54 and 58-68, respectively.
The Republic TV-CNX exit ballot predicted four-six seats for the TTV Dhinakaran-led AMMK and nil to 2 units for others.
|Tamil Nadu (Total: 234 seats; Majority mark: 118 seats)|
|Axis My India||175-195||38-54||NA||NA|
Today’s Chanakya predicted 164-186 seats for the DMK mix and 46-68 for the incumbent AIADMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu. The P-Marq predicted 165-190 seats for the DMK-Congress mix and 40-65 seats for the AIADMK-BJP alliance.
The TTV Dhinakaran-led AMMK is predicted to win one to 3 seats whereas others could win one to 6 seats.
Puducherry exit polls present Congress loss
In the neighbouring state of Puducherry, Congress is predicted to lose out to the NDA.
|Puducherry (Total seats: 30|
The C-Voter exit ballot predicts the NDA to win 21 seats whereas the Congress-led UPA could win eight seats. Others are predicted to win one seat.
The Republic-CNX predicts 16-20 seats for the NDA and 11-13 seats for the Congress-led alliance.
With inputs from PTI