Today’s Chanakya Exit Poll Says BJP Will Win 135 Seats in Gujarat Elections, Congress 47

The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to register a massive victory in the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017, said the exit polls conducted by news channel News24 with Today’s Chanakya. The exit poll on Gujarat polls gave the BJP a huge margin over the Congress, giving it 135 (+/-11) seats. The exit poll said that the Congress will get 47 (+/-11) seats while Others were at 0 (+/-3). Voting for the two phases of Gujarat polls was held on December 9 and 14. Counting of votes will take place on Monday, December 18.

The exit poll says the BJP is seen getting 49 per cent (+/-3) vote share in Gujarat while the Congress may get 38 per cent (+/-3). Here’s a break down of Today’s Chanakya Exit Poll Results:

Party Vote 2012 Seat 2012 Vote 2017(Forecast) Seats 2017 (Forecast)
BJP 47.9% 115 49% ± 3% 135 ± 11 (Plus / Minus 11) Seats
Congress+ 38.9% 61 38% ± 3% 47 ± 11 (Plus / Minus 11) Seats
Others 13.2% 6 13% ± 3% 0 ± 3 (Plus / Minus 3) Seats

 

Gujarat recorded 68 per cent voter turnout in the first phase, when voting was held in 19 districts. The second phase was held today in 14 districts where 68-70 per cent voting has been recorded according to reports, which means the overall voter turnout was lower than the 2012 Gujarat elections.

Source: India . com

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