Ahead of the crucial MCD election in Delhi, that is being seen as a barometer of power among political parties, an opinion poll conducted by ABP News-C Voter has revealed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will receive the mandate of the people of Delhi in all the three wings of the MCD.
The survey showed that 36 percent of the respondents were set to go against the anti-incumbency wave in the capital and vote for BJP. Whereas, the Aam Aadmi Party received the support of 26 percent respondents. The Congress, considered to the third major player, got the support of 17 percent voters of Delhi.
Early trends, thus, point to the fact that BJP is set to continue its winning momentum from the recently Assembly elections in five states. The MCD election is scheduled for 23 April and the result would be declared on 26 April.
The much-awaited polls will decide the fate of 272 corporators. The NDMC and SMDC have 104 seats each, while the EDMC has 64 seats.
The total number of electorate for the civic polls stands at 1,32,10,206, which include 73,15,915 men, 58,93,418 women and 793 voters in the other category, the state election commission had said.
This time, over 1.10 lakh people are eligible to exercise their franchise for the first time in the upcoming high-stakes polls.
Here are the results from the opinion poll:
The survey was originally published on 12 April, 2017
Updated Date: Apr 19, 2017 15:29 PM