New Delhi: The country’s Exit Polls have given their verdict and they predict a landslide victory for the NDA. From the numbers it is evident that the BJP-led NDA will sweep the Hindi heartland. BJP is also projected to make a headway in the Southern state of Karnataka. Some polls suggest a NDA win in Kerala for the first time in history.
The election to the 543-strong Lok Sabha concluded today. Parties vied against each other to cross the magic number of 272 for a clear majority in Parliament.
Times Now-VMR has predicted 306 seats for NDA with UPA to get only 132 seats and Others at 104 seats.
The Republic TV-C-Voter Exit Poll gives a similar picture for NDA with 305 seats in the Lok Sabha while UPA is expected to bag only 124 and Others projected to get 113 seats.
Another poll conducted by ‘Jan Ki Baat’ for the Republic TV gives the BJP and its allies 287 seats while UPA will get 128 seats and 127 seats for Others.
ABP-Nielson projects 267 seats for NDA, 127 for UPA and 148 for Others.
The Aaj Tak Axis My India predicts a huge victory for NDA and expects to win seats within a range of 339 to 365. UPA is expected to get 77 to 108 seats and Others at 69 to 95 seats.
State wise, the exit polls are predicting that BJP is still the party of choice in the Hindi heartland. Times Now predicts 58 seats for NDA and 20 seat for the SP-BSP alliance while Congress must be satisfied with only 2 seats.
In Rajasthan the BJP led NDA will win 21 seats while only 4 seats will be won by Congress party.
According to the exit poll, Bihar will witness BJP and its allies bagging a total of 30 seats while Congress and its allies will get a total of 10 seats. Congress is projected to win only 3 seats in Bihar.
Madhya Pradesh with its total 29 seats is said to have clearly swung in BJUP’s favour. The Times Now-VMR Exit Poll predicts 24 seats to BJP and only 5 for the Congress.
Haryana will follow suit with 8 seats to the NDA and Congress 2 seats.
BJP in Delhi is predicted to win 6 seats and Congress just one.
In Punjab, Congress might repeat the trend of the assembly election with the grand old party projected to win 10 seats and BJP together with its allies grabbing 3 seats.
Coming to South India, Karnataka is predicted to move in favour of the BJP with 21 seats for the NDA and only 7 seats for the UPA.
Many Exit Polls have projected a NDA win in Kerala, which saw a fierce 3 way contest in many constituencies of the State. Most pollsters predict at least one seat for the BJP in Kerala.
All the exit polls have given a more or less the same verdict – a landslide victory for the NDA. The people of India are now waiting anxiously for 23 May to get the final verdict.
However, with all the polls predicting a NDA win, the nation is expecting a Namo tsunami to sweep across India on 23 May.