Republic TV on Friday announced the result of the CVoter exit polls for the state of Madhya Pradesh, the elections for which took place on November 28.
As per the CVoter exit poll in Madhya Pradesh, Congress is set to jump from its 58 seats in 2013 assembly elections to 110-126 seats in the 2018 elections, while BJP is predicted to fall from its 165-seat-performance in earlier elections to 90-106 seats in 2018.
Meanwhile, Others are predicted to win a seat share between 6-22 out of the total 230 seats.
When it comes to vote share, Congress is projected to lead with 42.3% against BJP which is as 41.1%. Meanwhile, Others are predicted to get a vote share of 16.6%.
In crucial Madhya Pradesh, electoral campaigning from both BJP and Congress saw controversial attacks on each other on the basis of caste and religion. Massive outrage triggered in the political landscape in the state over the video of Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Kamal Nath resolving to Muslim votes to win election. Following this controversy, there were racial and casteist attacks on the Prime Minister from the Congress party.
The people of Madhya Pradesh have kept their faith in the leadership of BJP leader Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who has been in power for three consecutive terms since 2003 in the state. With 2018 assembly elections, Congress is fielding to drive BJP out of power by contesting Arun Yadav against the incumbent Chouhan.
In 2013 assembly elections, BJP won 165 seats out of 230 seats while Congress secured 58 seats at the second position.
With the assembly elections, the final countdown to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections has begun. The results of the assembly polls in all five states, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh will profoundly determine the national mood.
Results for all 5 states will be declared on December 11.
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