With the BJP and its allies are projected to sweep both states - Maharashtra and Haryana, overcoming anti-incumbency, according to Republic TV - Jan Ki Baat Exit Poll, Republic Media Network's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, on Monday, has predicted 5 major political shifts in the near future for the Opposition- mainly, Congress. Meanwhile, both CMs Devendra Fadnavis and Manohar Lal Khattar are predicted to comfortably win a second term in their respective state assemblies. The results will be announced on October 24.
The BJP is projected to almost reach the halfway mark on its own winning 135-142 seats, while its saffron ally, Shiv Sena is projected to win 81-88 seats. Meanwhile, the Congress is projected to win only 20-24 seats while its ally NCP is projected to win 30-35 seats. The other Opposition parties comprising of VBA, AIMIM and other independents are projected to win only 8-12 seats while the Raj Thackeray-led MNS is projected to not win a single seat.
On the other hand, the BJP is set to single-handedly sweep Haryana, with 2/3rd of the seats, awarding CM Manohar Lal Khattar a second term. While the BJP is projected to win 52-63 seats, the Congress is left far behind likely to win only 15-19 seats. Meanwhile, the JJP is projected to win 5-9 seats while others are projected to win 7-10 seats.