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