Indian General Elections

National Approval Ratings: In Uttarakhand, BJP Projected For Clean-sweep, Congress Projected For Big Loss

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

In the week leading up to the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Republic TV and CVoter have published the National Approval Ratings - the biggest opinion poll ahead of the all-important elections.

In Uttarakhand, NDA's vote share is projected to be the highest, at 57.9%, while the UPA's likely to be at 35%.

In terms of seat-share, Uttarakhand, which sends five members to the Lok Sabha, is projected to be swept by the NDA, with the UPA failing to convert its votes into seats. 

Uttarakhand Projections: 



NDA: 5


UPA: 35%

NDA: 57.9%

Others: 7.2%

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Recent political picture in the state: 

Uttarakhand has been a bastion for the saffron party with BJP's Trivendra Singh Rawat as the CM of the state. In the assembly election in 2017, the party won 57 seats out of the 70 assembly seats. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as well, the BJP had won all five seats.

The state gathered eyeballs when Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on April 6 while addressing an election rally in the state  accused the PM of humiliating his 'guru' LK Advani. A day earlier, on April 5, PM Modi in his rally in Uttarakhand's Dehradun said that 'Congress and Corruption go hand in hand.' 

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The Lok Sabha elections in the state take place in the first phase. 

The country goes to polls in seven phases from April 11 till May 19 while the counting will take place on May 23.

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