Ground Report | New Delhi: Exit polls; The last seventh round of voting was held on Monday in the elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Punjab and Manipur. According to the picture emerging from the exit poll results, Aam Aadmi Party can become the single largest party in Punjab.
India Today predicted 230 to 245 seats for the BJP and 150-165 for the Samajwadi Party in the voting for 403 seats in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. TV9 has said this number will be 211-225 for BJP and 146-160 for Samajwadi Party. In Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is expected to get 2-6 seats, while the Bahujan Samaj Party is expected to get 5-24 seats.
There are signs of great success for the Aam Aadmi Party in the Punjab elections. Out of the total 117 seats in Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party has been estimated to get 76-90 seats in the exit poll of India Today-Axis.
This time in Uttarakhand, the results of exit polls are telling that there will be a close contest between Congress and BJP. India Today-Axis has predicted 36-46 seats for the BJP and 20-25 for the Congress, while NewsX predicted 30-33 and 33-35 seats. India Today-Axis has predicted 0-3 seats for the Aam Aadmi Party in Uttarakhand, while NewsX has predicted 1-4 seats for the BSP in Uttarakhand.
In Goa elections too, it is being said that there will be a close contest between the Congress and the BJP. For a majority in the 40-seat state assembly, 21 seats are needed. Times Now has spoken of winning 16 seats for the Congress, and 14 for the BJP. It has also been estimated that four seats will go to the account of the Aam Aadmi Party.
In Manipur elections, 32-38 seats for BJP, while 12-17 seats for Congress have been estimated by Zee News Designbox. According to News 18 P Mark, BJP can get 27-31 seats and Congress can get 11-17 seats. Here BJP was in power last time. There are a total of 60 seats in Manipur and 31 seats are needed for the majority.