BJP does well in Gujarat, show exit polls

Exit polls shows Congress may not be able to reach the halfway mark

GN Bureau | December 14, 2017


#Gujarat Elections   #Gujarat Polls   #Gujarat   #Politics   #Exit Polls  


BJP is all set to retain Gujarat, indicated one exit poll. Another exit poll, however, showed a tough fight in at least one region.

Aaj Tak exit poll showed that BJP will win 99 – 113 seats, getting a majority in the 182 member assembly. The Congress will get 68 – 82 seats, falling short of the magic halfway mark.

The ABP-CSDS exit poll showed that in Saurashtra-Kutch region, which has 54 assembly constituencies, the Bharatiya Janata Party is expected to win in 34 seats. The Congress is likely to romp home in 19 seats. Others will get one seat.

India TV, in its exit poll, showed that BJP is going to get 25-31 seats in the Saurashtra-Kutch region. The Congress will do better than the BJP and get bag 23-29 seats.

In southern Gujarat, which includes Surat where economic activity had been impacted after demonetisation and  GST, the ABP-CSDS exit poll showed BJP getting 21-27 seats. The Congress is expected to do well in 11 seats. Others will bag 11 seats.

India TV exit poll showed that BJP was way ahead in southern Gujarat that has 35 seats and may win 24-30 seats. The Congress was lagging behind by getting just 6-8 seats.

The vote count will take place on December 18.

Comments

 

Other News

3,543 ‘Shramik Special’ trains transport 48 lakh people in 26 days

Close to 48 lakh migrant labourers have been able to reach home from the cities they were working in, as the Indian Railways have run a total of 3,543 “Sharmik Special” trains from May 1. Following the home ministry order regarding the movement by special trains of migrant worker

How Jeevan Raths have helped 52,000 migrants in Maharashtra

Before the novel coronavirus hit it, Mumbai about 10-12 lakh labourers from elsewhere had made it their home. The figure for the state of Maharashtra was another 18-20 lakh. As the pandemic spread and the Maximum City emerged as the worst-hit place in India, all economic activities came to an end, and with

China is practicing attack as the best form of defence

For the rest of the world, it is not easy to understand China when it comes to politics or economics. Under pressure from the international community, it has accepted to open the country for a “comprehensive” probe into the origin of the deadly coronavirus. But it is not clear whether the Asian

Corona warriors to “flush the virus” in Mumbai

Even as humanitarian support is pouring in to help distressed migrants amid Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, civil society organizations and NGOs are working for sanitation of community toilets which have become breeding source of virus infection. Every community toilet has 20 seats. Each

How lockdown was used to shore up health infrastructure

India, completing about two months of lockdown to protect against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, has made good use of the time to improve health infrastructure, the government has said. Countering media reports “about some decisions of the government regarding the lockdown implem

Railways resume services from June 1

As India begins to learn to live with Covid-19 and come out of nearly two-month long lockdown, regular train services are set to resume from June 1 in a graded manner, even as more ‘shramik’ special trains are planned. The railway ministry, in consultation with the health ministr



Archives

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter