Exit Poll Results 2021 Updates: IndiaToday-MyAxis predicts BJP gain in Bengal, projects 130-156 for TMC

Exit Poll Results 2021 Live Updates: IndiaToday MyAxis predicted 136-160 seats for the saffron party in the 294 member Assembly

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Exit Poll Results 2021 Updates: IndiaToday-MyAxis predicts BJP gain in Bengal, projects 130-156 for TMC

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Apr 29, 2021 - 22:01 (IST)

Exit poll results 2021 Latest updates:

Kerala exit poll results

India Today-Axis My India

LDF: 104-120
UDF: 20-36
NDA: 0-2


LDF: 72-80
UDF: 58-64
NDA: 1-5

Apr 29, 2021 - 21:47 (IST)

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India Today-MyAxis predicts 136-160 seats for BJP in West Bengal


India Today-MyAxis exit poll predicts a tough contest with a slight edge for the BJP in West Bengal. According to the pollster, BJP is likely to win 136-160 seats while the TMC is predicted to register victory in 130-156 seats. The left is projected to win 0-2 seats. The majority mark in the 294 seat Assembly is 148.

Apr 29, 2021 - 21:24 (IST)

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Apr 29, 2021 - 21:18 (IST)

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Congress' Pawan Khera tears up, says country won't forgive for debating exit polls during COVID crisis

During a debate on a news channel, Congress's Pawan Khera said, " None of us can afford to smile given today's situation. Given the situation in the country, I dont feel like giving comments on this subject. Today the country is losing against COVID but we are debating who won and lost on exit polls, the country won't forgive us. Atleast I wont commit this sin."

Apr 29, 2021 - 21:07 (IST)

Exit poll results 2021 Latest updates:

Puducherry exit polls results


NDA: 16-20

SDA: 11-13
Others: 0 

ABP-C Voter

NDA: 19-23
SDA: 6-10
Others: 1-2

Apr 29, 2021 - 20:47 (IST)

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Predictions for Tamil Nadu Assembly election results

Republic TV-CNX

AIADMK alliance-58-68

DMK alliance-160-170

AMMK alliance-4-6



AIADMK alliance-40-65

DMK alliance-165-190

AMMK alliance-1-3


Today's Chanakya

AIADMK alliance-57 (+-11)

DMK alliance-175 (+-11)

Others -2 (+-4)

India Today - My Axis

AIADMK alliance-38-54 

DMK alliance-175-195

AMMK alliance-1-2

Others -0-3

Apr 29, 2021 - 20:29 (IST)

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India Today-My Axis predicts DMK win in Tamil Nadu

India Today-Axis My India has projected 175-195 seats for DMK out of 234 assembly seats. It has predicted that AIADMK will manage only 38-54 seats in the 243 member Tamil Nadu Assembly. The pollster predicts 1-2 for TTV Dhinakaran's AMMK, 0-2 for Kamal Haasan's MNM and 0-3 seats for others, 

Apr 29, 2021 - 20:22 (IST)

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West Bengal poll results predictions
West Bengal (294/148)        
Pollster TMC+ BJP+ Congress+ Others
C-Voter (292 seats) 158 115 19 0
CNX Republic 133 143 16 0
ETG Research 169 110 12 0
P-Marq 158 128 14 0
NewsX-Polstrat 157 120 21 0

Apr 29, 2021 - 20:12 (IST)

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Exit poll results for Assam 

Following are the predictions by pollsters for the Assam Assembly elections. The majority mark in the 126-member Assembly is 64.


BJP alliance-62-70
Cong alliance-56-64

India Today-Axis My India

BJP alliance-75-85
Cong alliance-40-50

Republic TV-CNX

BJP alliance-74-84
Cong alliance-40-50

Today's Chanakya

BJP alliance-70 (+/-9)
Cong alliance-56+/-9
Others- 0 (+/-3)

Apr 29, 2021 - 19:56 (IST)

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DMK to dislodge AIADMK in TN, predicts Republic CNX

Republic CNX predicts victory for DMK with 160-170 seats. The MK Stalin-led party has been in the Opposition since 2011.
These are the predictions of the Republic CNX exit poll for Tamil Nadu. The state has a total of 243 Assembly seats. 

DMK alliance : 160-170
AIADMK allaince : 58-68
AMMK: 4-6

Exit poll results 2021 latest updates: IndiaToday- MyAxis predicted 136-160 seats for the saffron party in the 294 member Assembly while the TMC is predicted to register victory in 130-156 seats

Pollsters have predicted a close contest between TMC and BJP in Bengal with an edge to Mamata Banerjee.

In the southern states, the CPM-led LDF is projected to retain the power in Kerala. In Tamil Nadu, the DMK-Congress alliance is predicted to dislodge the ruling AIADMK-BJP alliance in the state.

 India Today-My Axis projected 75-85 seats for the BJP alliance in Assam , while RepublicTV CNX projected 74-84 seats

ETG research has predicted 169 seats for the TMC, P-Marq 158 and NewsX-Polstrat 157. C voter has projected 158 of 192 seats for the ruling party.

Republic TV CNX predicts a victory for DMK with 160-170 seats. The MK Stalin-led party has been in the Opposition since 2011

Axis My India has predicted the incumbent LDF will sweep the Assembly elections in Kerala, bagging around 104-120 seats.

Axis My India poll predicts that BJP is set to retain power in Assam. The pollster predicts 75-85 seats for the BJP, with the Congress alliance following with 40-50, seats and 1-2 seats for others.

The results of the exit polls for four states and one Union Territory will be released at 7 pm today, said reports, after polling for the last phase of the West Bengal Assembly election ends. However, the Election Commission had banned the publishing  of exit poll results between till  7.30 pm on 29 April.

An election exit poll is a poll of voters taken soon after a voter walks out after casting his or her vote. It is considered as an indicator to which party forms the government. Unlike an opinion poll, which asks for whom the voter plans to vote, an exit poll asks for whom the voter actually voted. Exit polls are conducted by a number of organisations.

The counting of votes is scheduled for 2 May.

West Bengal

The state saw a three-cornered fight between the Trinamool Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party and the Left alliance. While the BJP was considered a marginal player in West Bengal at the time of the previous Assembly election 2016, it has emerged as a strong contender following its performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election. The TMC is seeking to win its third straight term in the state.

The West Bengal Assembly has a total of 294 seats. Elections were held in eight phases in the state from 27 March to 29 April.


Assam, currently governed by the BJP-led NDA, witnessed three-phase polling on 27 March, 1 and 6 April.

The BJP is hoping to retain power in the northeastern state. the saffron party is up against the combined challenge of eight parties including the Congress and the AIUDF of perfume baron turned politician Badruddin Ajmal, who might prove to be kingmaker.

The BJP and its allies AGP and UPPL contested 92 seats, 26 seats, and 8 seats respectively while the Congress claimed 94 seats for itself, AIUDF was allotted 14, Bodoland People’s Front got 12, and Communist Party of India (Marxist) just two.

The Rupun Sarma-led Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation, Ajit Kumar Buyan’s Anchalik Gana Morcha, and RJD have contested a seat each.

Tamil Nadu

Single phase election to the 243 seats in Tamil Nadu was held on  April. The main contest is between the DMK-Congress alliance and the AIADMK-BJP alliance.

The DMK is aiming to unseat the ruling party while the AIADMK is keen to ensure the continuation of "Amma aatchi" (Amma's rule) for an unprecedented third time. when the AIADMK, under Jayalalithaa, stormed to the ruling saddle and also retained power in the subsequent elections in 2016.

The AIADMK however faces an uphill task, especially after the rout in the 2019 Lok Sabha election when the DMK-led alliance won 38 out of 39 seats.

As many as 3,998 candidates, including Chief Minister K Palaniswami, his deputy O Panneerselvam, DMK President MK Stalin, AMMK founder TTV Dhinakaran, actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan, Naam Tamizhar Katchi leader Seeman and BJP state unit chief L Murugan contested the election.


Kerala's 140 seats went to the polls in a single phase on 6 April with 73.58 percent of the total 2.74 crore voters exercising their franchise.

The state is keenly watching a three-way battle between the incumbent Left-led LDF, the Congress-led UDF, and the BJP.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is seeking another term in office while several heavyweights,  including senior Congress leader and former chief minister Oommen Chandy, Kerala Congress (M) leader Jose K Mani, a key partner of the CPM-led LDF, two Rajya Sabha BJP MPs, KJ Alphons and Suresh Gopi are in the fray from constituencies spread across Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam and parts of Thrissur.


Puducherry, currently under President’s Rule after the V Narayanasamy-led Congress government collapsed in February, voted in the Assembly polls on 6 April.

The seats spread across four districts voted in single-phase polls in the Union Territory where the UT recorded a voter turnout of 81.64 percent. Yanam, the seat from where AINRC chief N Rangasamy was contesting, registered a higher percentage of polling than other regions.

While the BJP has contested the polls in alliance with the AIADMK and AINRC, the Congress has allied with the DMK. While AINRC fielded candidates in 16 of the total 30 constituencies the BJP contested in nine seats, while the AIADMK was given five seats.

The Congress fielded candidates in 14 seats, DMK in 13 seats and the VCK and CPI are contested from one constituency each. The alliance fielded an Independent candidate from one constituency. Actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) also contested the elections.

With inputs from PTI

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