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Exit polls forecast big win for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra

The India Today-Axis exit poll projected 166-194 seats for the BJP-Shiv Sena combine in the 288-member assembly and 72-90 for the opposition Congress-NCP alliance.

The exit poll by News18-IPSOS gave the BJP a near-majority on its own by predicting a whopping 142 seats for the party and 102 for its ally Shiv Sena.

The Congress and NCP, who together ruled Maharashtra for 15 years, are projected to bag just 17 and 22 seats, respectively.

Times Now predicted 230 and 48 seats respectively while the ABP-C Voter predicted 210 seats for the BJP-Shiv Sena and 63 for the Congress-NCP.

The poll results will be out on October 24. The simple majority mark in the state is 145.

MAHARASHTRA EXIT POLLS

AGENCY     

BJP+SHIV SENA      

CONGRESS+NCP

INDIA TODAY-AXIS     

166-194                        

72-90 

NEWS18 IPSOS

244

39

TIMES NOW

204

69

ABP-C VOTER   

211

64

TOTAL SEATS: 288

Over 60 per cent polling has been recorded in the Assembly Elections in Maharashtra. The polling was held for 288 seats in the state. All sections of society came out in large numbers, including the elderly, jawans, women, divyangs in the democratic exercise.

A galaxy of bigwigs from politics, Bollywood and India Inc also exercised their franchise in the festival of democracy.   

In Haryana, the BJP win was predicted to be even more dominant.

The ABP-C Voter forecast 72 and eight seats for the BJP and the Congress respectively in the 90-member House.

The Times Now survey gave the BJP and the Congress 71 and 11 seats respectively.

INDIA TV-POLLSTRAT predicted 75 seats for BJP and 10 for ongress while REPUBLIC-JAN KI BAAT has predicted 52- 63 seats for BJP and 15- 19 seats for Congress.

HARYANA EXIT POLLS

AGENCY     

BJP

CONGRESS

OTHERS

ABP-C VOTER 

72

08

10

TIMES NOW       

71

11

08

INDIA TV-POLLSTRAT

75

10

05

REPUBLIC-JAN KI BAAT      

52- 63

15- 19

12- 19

TOTAL SEATS: 90

Polling took place for 90-member Haryana assembly on Monday. 65% voting was recorded in the state till 6 PM . Barring few minor incidents polling was largely peacefully across the state

People from all walks of life participated in the polling process with great enthusiasm and fervour.

The BJP is being challenged there by an array of opposition parties including Congress, INLD, JJP and smaller parties.