India is all set to witness the biggest celebration of democracy in just three days. Over 900 million citizens are gearing up to cast their votes to elect their preferred representatives for the 543 parliamentary seats. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second straight term, and Congress president Rahul Gandhi aiming to topple the NDA government, the poll clouds have spread across the Indian sub-continent. Republic TV and CVoter have presented the National Approval Ratings i.e the biggest opinion poll ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
For Andhra Pradesh, which goes to polls in a single phase on April 11, CVoter projects that chief minister Chandrababu Naidu's TDP will take the lead with 14 seats, leaving Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP to a close second. Congress and BJP are projected to remain empty-handed.
With 25 seats in its kitty, here is the projection for the state of Andhra Pradesh:
Seat Share Projections:
Vote Share Projections:
Comparisons with previous projections:
March Predictions: Andhra Pradesh was predicted to give the highest seat-share to Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP, with Jaganmohan Reddy's YSRCP on a close second spot. NDA and Rahul Gandhi-led INC alliance were left empty-handed.
January prediction: The National Approval rating projects that YSRCP will grab 19 seats, while the TDP is projected to get 6 seats.
December prediction: The 25-seat state of Andhra Pradesh was predicted to give the highest seat-share to Jaganmohan Reddy's YSRCP with the Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP and Rahul Gandhi-led INC alliance coming a close second.
With both the BJP and Congress having had released their election manifestos enlisting their promises for the voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the stakes have increased to top-notch for the Prime Ministerial post. May 23 will decide the fate of the 543 Lok Sabha seats.