Maharashtra And Haryana Exit Polls Live: BJP Likely To Continue Its Dominance In Both States
Watch Live: Incumbents Expected To Return Stronger In Haryana And Maharashtra
Incumbent governments are expected to return to power with a bigger mandate in Maharashtra and Haryana—the first set of assembly elections held after Lok Sabha 2019—according to a series of exit polls.
In Maharashtra, the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena, despite months of bickering over seat share, are likely to win well over 200 seats out of 288. That's higher than the 185 seats they had in the previous assembly polls.
The Congress-NCP duo, weakened significantly by an exodus of leaders, will see its seat share shrink compared with last time.
Haryana, too, will see the return of BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar. The saffron party is expected to win nearly 70 out of 90 seats, with one poll even pegging the number as high as 75. In the previous assembly polls, BJP had 47 seats.
Congress is expected to win 13 seats while fledgling Dushyant Dave’s Jannayak Janta Party failed to make a dent.
Times Now: BJP To Get Single Party Majority In Maharashtra
The Times Now exit poll has the most bullish estimate for BJP in Maharashtra. It expects the saffron party to cross the halfway mark of 144 seats on its own. This would potentially give it the power to form a government without Shiv Sena.
ABP-CVoter: BJP-Shiv Sena Cross 200-Mark
The BJP and Shiv Sena alliance is expected to cross the 200-mark in Maharashtra, according to ABP-CVoter.
Republic-Jan Ki Baat: BJP Grows In Haryana, Wins Easy In Maharashtra
BJP is expected to get another five years of power in Haryana winning between 52-63 seats, according to the Republic-Jan Ki Baat survey. That's an improvement over the 47 seats it had won in the previous assembly polls.
Congress is expected to win between 15 and 19 seats.
In Maharashtra, BJP’s alliance with Shiv Sena is expected to win in well over 220 seats.
The Congress-NCP duo is expected to see its seat share shrink.
News18-IPSOS: BJP Takes Haryana, Nearly Gets Single Party Majority In Maharashtra
BJP’s Manohar Lal Khattar is set to return to power in Haryana with 75 seats—a number he had earlier suggested that his party was confident of winning.
The Congress is expected to win 10 seats.
The survey also has high expectations for BJP in Maharashtra. It expects the saffron party to win 141 seats alone, just shy of the halfway mark of 144. The Shiv Sens too is expected to cross the 100-mark.
India Today-Axis My India: Clean Sweep For BJP And Allies
The BJP and Shiv Sena alliance is set to return to power with a simple majority, according to the India Today-Axis My India exit poll.
The Congress and NCP duo will get between 72-90 seats.