National Approval Ratings: NDA Likely To Snatch Both The Lok Sabha Seats In Tripura

Written By Daamini Sharma | Mumbai | Published:

With the Lok Sabha elections 2019 inching closer, Republic TV and CVoter have presented the National Approval Ratings to give a complete national picture as to who will win if polls are held on November 1, 2018. With two seats for Lok Sabha, here's the projection for the state:

  • As we see the Tripura numbers, we find that the BJP is managing to snatch away both seats from the CPM, with a vote share of 51.3%, which is 45.6% higher than its 2014 vote share
  • Meanwhile,  if we look at the CPIM we see that a seen a fall of 29.6% from its 2014 vote share, this means that the CPM in Tripura is suffering from a massive anti-incumbency   
  • Looking at the UPA numbers we see that though the UPA is not projected to win any seat in Tripura, its vote share is slightly on an upward graph with a 2.7% from last month’s projection
  • What is interesting is that Tripura has always been a  CPM stronghold, going by the projected numbers this is by far their worst performance

Read: National Approval Ratings LIVE: In Electorally Critical November, Will BJP, Congress Or Mahagathbandhan Win If General Elections Are Held Today? All Predictions From The Biggest Poll Here

2018 has been a blockbuster year so far as far as the political landscape of India is concerned. With the countdown to the all-important 2019 Lok Sabha polls on, and with critical assembly elections in five states due in the next few weeks, November may just be the most important month in terms of deciding who will come up trumps in the general elections. Even as the Prime Minister dedicated the world's tallest statue -- the Statue of Unity -- to the nation on the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and a few days before that, commemorated Subhash Chandra Bose and the 75th anniversary of the Azad Hind Government, a massive war of words was triggered over appropriation of freedom icons. Additionally, the Supreme Court has delayed its hearings in the Ayodhya dispute, and will only decide in January when the hearings will take place. This has caused many among the pro-Mandir bent-of-mind, including the RSS, VHP and Hindu Mahasabha, to push the government to do whatever it can to build the Ram Mandir, with an ordinance on the matter the most frequently stated solution. In the last month has seen heated polemics over the events at the CBI, with the government acting on the CVC's recommendation to send the two top-most officers at India's premier investigative agency -- Rakesh Asthana and Alok Verma -- on leave after they had both accused the other of corruption.

The results of 2019 Lok Sabha elections may or may not reflect the results or scenarios of the state assembly elections, nevertheless, to establish where we stand at present, Republic TV and CVoter has presented the National Approval Ratings.