Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: Pollsters predict over 20 seats for NDA in MP, Rajasthan, tight Congress-BJP fight in Chhattisgarh

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Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: Pollsters predict over 20 seats for NDA in MP, Rajasthan, tight Congress-BJP fight in Chhattisgarh
  • 21:04 (IST)

    Today's Chanakya predicts zero for Congress in Rajasthan; BJP likely to win 27 seats in MP, 25 in Rajasthan

    Today's Chanakya Exit poll predicted a clean sweep for the BJP and its allies in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the three states where it had lost the state Assembly elections to Congress in 2018. The Congrress, according to the exit poll, may be limited to just two seats in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, and may not win even a single seat in Rajasthan.

    Today's Chanakya Poll
      BJP+ Cong+ Others
    Madhya Pradesh 27 2 0
    Rajasthan 25 0 0
    Chhattisgarh 9 2 0

  • 20:45 (IST)

    ABP Exit Poll predicts 24 seats for BJP and allies in MP, 19 seats in Rajasthan, tough fight in Chhattisgarh

    According to ABP Exit Poll 2019, BJP and its allies are predicted to win 24 seats in Madhya Pradesh, 19 seats in Rajasthan and six seats in Chhattisgarh. Congress on the other hand may win 5, 6 and five seats in the three states, respectively.

    ABP Exit Poll 2019
      BJP+ Cong+ Others
    Madhya Pradesh 24 5 0
    Rajasthan 19 6 0
    Chhattisgarh 6 5 0

  • 20:24 (IST)

    News18-IPSOS exit poll predicts over 20 seats for NDA in MP and Rajasthan; 7-9 seats in Chhattisgarh

    According to News18-IPSOS exit poll, the BJP and its allies are expected to cross the 20 seats mark in Madhya Pradesh and BJP, winning around 22-23 in Rajasthan, 24-27 seats in Madhya Pradesh and 7-9 seats in Chhattisgarh. According to the exit poll result, Congress is likely to remain limited to single digits with the Rahul Gandhi-led party expected to win 2-4 seats in both Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh and 2-3 seats in Rajasthan.

    Congress had won the Assembly elections in the state Assembly elections in the state in 2018 and was hoping to maintain the gain. However, the poll predictions seem to suggest a completely different result.

  • 20:08 (IST)

    BJP, allies lead in third phase of Lok Sabha polls as well

    In the third phase of Lok Sabha polling in which 116 seats went to polls, the NDA is likely to win 71 to 75 seats while the UPA may win 14 to 18 seats, says News18’s IPSOS exit poll.

  • 20:07 (IST)

    NDA leads in second phase of Lok Sabha polls as well

    Of the 95 seats, which went to polls in phase two of the Lok Sabha polls, the NDA has got 50 to 54 seats in its kitty, according to News18’s IPSOS exit poll. The UPA lags behind with 31 to 35 seats in the second phase.

  • 19:54 (IST)

    Madhya Pradesh favours BJP, expected to win 26-28 seats, says India Today Axis Poll

    The saffron party and its allies are expected to win 26-28 seats in Madhya Pradesh, the India Today Axis Poll, predicted while Congress, which recently won the Assembly Election in the state is expected to win just 1-3 seats. Polling in Madhya Pradesh was conducted in four phases from 29 April (phase 4 of the Lok Sabha Elections) with six seats polling on 29 April, seven seats on 6 May, eight seats on 12 May and another eight seats on 19 May, the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Of the 29 constituencies in the state, four are reserved for SCs and six for STs. The major contest in the state is between Congress and BJP.

  • 19:43 (IST)

    News18 IPSOS Exit Poll predicts clean sweep for BJP in Phase 1 of Lok Sabha polls

    News18-IPSOS has released the first set of numbers. The pollster has given the NDA an edge in the first phase of the seven-phased polling exercise. News18's survey predicted that the NDA may get 38 to 42 seats, while the Congress my win four to six seats. Others, which includes the SP-BSP alliance as well may bag 44 to 46 seats. A total of 91 Lok Sabha cosntituencies had polled across 18 states and two Union Territories in phase one of the Lok Sabha polls. From Chhattisgarh, Bastar was the only Lok Sabha seat which had voted in phase one of the election.

  • 19:26 (IST)

    India Today Axis Poll predicts 23-25 seats for NDA in Rajasthan; 1-3 seats for UPA

    The India Today Axis Poll predicts 23-25 seats for BJP and allies in Rajasthan. BJP had lost the state Assembly elections to Rajasthan in 2018. Congress, which was hoping to retain the ground it gained in the last year's Assembly election is expected to win just 1-3 seats.

  • 19:16 (IST)

    Most pollsters' early trends show NDA to win comfortable majority in Lok Sabha polls

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP may win almost as many seats as it did in 2014, early exit polls have predicted. An amalgamation of all surveys, curated by NDTV suggested that the BJP-led NDA may easily get 300 seats in the 542 seats of Lok Sabha that went to polls. 

    Republic C-Voter has predicted more than 300 of 543 seats for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. Times Now-VMR has also predicted that the NDA will cross 300. The poll of polls, an aggregate of exit polls so far, gives the NDA 298, the Congress and its allies 128

  • 19:14 (IST)

    Poll of polls predict 25 seats for BJP in MP, 22 in Rajasthan, 7 in Chhattisgarh

    The polls predicted a clear majority for the NDA, with the BJP and allies crossing 20 seats in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh while limiting the UPA to single digits. The poll of predicted 25 out of 29 seats for BJP in Madhya Pradesh, 22 of 25 seats in Rajasthan and 7 out of 11 seats in Chhattisgarh. Congress, on the other hand is expected to win 4 seats in MP, 3 seats in Rajasthan and four seats in Chhattisgarh.

    Pollsters released the prediction of who is likely to win how many seats and from where at 6.30 pm, half an hour after polling concluded in phase 7, the final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

     

    Poll of polls
      BJP+ Cong+ Others
    Madhya Pradesh 25 4 0
    Rajasthan 22 3 0
    Chhattisgarh 7 4 0

  • 18:22 (IST)

    Where and how to watch the exit polls

    Various news channels along with other agencies release exit poll results. Some of the channels and agencies are – News18-IPSOS, India Today-Axis, Times Now-CNX, NewsX-Neta, Republic-CVoter, ABP-CSDS and Today's Chanakya.

    Click here to watch News18-IPSOS exit poll.

  • 18:15 (IST)

    Polling concludes: Madhya Pradesh records 69.38% till 6 pm

    In the final phase of Lok Sabha polls, Madhya Pradesh recorded a voter turnout of 69.38%. The state had recorded 74.9%, 69.14 percent and 65.24 percent turnout in the last three phases of Lok Sabha polls. Polling concluded in Maharashtra today.

  • 18:08 (IST)

    News18-IPSOS exit poll: Methodology

    To predict the number of seats likely to be won by each party or alliance, a total of 199 parliamentary constituencies were selected out of 543. Within the parliamentary constituencies, 796 Assembly constituencies were selected, and 4,776 individual polling station areas were selected for conducting interviews.

    In each polling station, around 25 voters were randomly selected depending on the terrain and voter turnouts in that particular polling station. A total of 1,21,542 voters were interviewed from 199 parliamentary constituencies. Multi-sampling process was adopted for the selection of parliamentary constituencies, Assembly constituencies and polling stations.

  • 18:06 (IST)

    EC says 67.37% voting in seven-phased elections

    At a press conference, the Election Commission said that polling has concluded in 542 parliamentary constituencies across states and Union Territories. Across the seven-phased mammoth electoral exercise, a voter turnout of 67.37 percent was recorded, India Today reported. 

    The poll panel said that a total of 7.27 crore voters took part in elections of which 3.47 crore were women and 3,377 were persons of third gender.

  • 18:05 (IST)

    In Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh, Congres hope to maintain gains in Assembly polls

    Rich in coal mines, Chhattisgarh is home to 16 percent of the total coal deposits of the country, and is also one of the wors-affected by Maoists in the country. Thirty percent of the state’s population belong to Scheduled Tribes and 12.8 percent belong to Scheduled Castes. An overwhelming 76.8 percent live in rural areas. 

    In the 2018 Assembly election, Congress knocked off the ruling BJP in the state elections and won 68 out of 90 seats. The former chief minister and BJP leader Raman Singh took responsibility for the defeat and resigned. The grand old party is likely to ride on last year’s feat in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

  • 18:01 (IST)

    Madhya Pradesh's OBC, tribal voters expected to play major role

    Madhya Pradesh has a significant tribal population as well as numerically superior OBC communities. These two factors are likely to play a major role in determining the fate of the two parties. 

  • 17:54 (IST)

    Congress hopes to win 20 seats in Madhya Pradesh

    In Madhya Pradesh, the electoral fight is between the BJP and the Congress. Last time, BJP swept the Lok Sabha elections, winning 27 out of the 29 seats. The only saving graces for Congress were Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath. However, the political situation has changed in the state. After a 15-year-long exile, Congress came to power after the recently-concluded Assembly elections. Buoyed by the success, the Kamal Nath-led Congress is targeting to win at least 20 seats.

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  • 17:51 (IST)

    Main contest between Congress, BJP in Rajasthan, but small parties could play spoilsport

    While the main contenders in the state are BJP and Congress, smaller parties such as the BTP and BSP are likely to only play spoilsport and create a dent in certain pockets of the state. Caste also plays a crucial role in determining election results in the state. The exit polls may show if the anti-incumbency wave of the Assembly election will have an impact on the Lok Sabha elections in the state. 

  • 17:49 (IST)

    BJP represents all 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan at present

    With more than 4.84 crore voters, Rajasthan is a significant state for political parties from the electoral perspective. At present, BJP represents all 25 parliamentary constituencies within the state, a streak the saffron party would like to maintain in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The exit polls may give an indication of whether or not the saffron party will retain its hold in Rajasthan. It will also give an indication whether or not Congress has maintained the gains it made during the Assembly Election in the state in 2018.

  • 17:44 (IST)

    Madhya Pradesh voted for eight seats in final phase of LS polls

    Polling was underway since 7 am in the eight seats - Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa - in the fourth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh. 

  • 17:42 (IST)

    Madhya Pradesh had voted in four phases from 29 April onwards

    Polling in Madhya Pradesh was conducted in four phases from 29 April (phase 4 of the Lok Sabha Elections) with six seats polling on 29 April, seven seats on 6 May, eight seats on 12 May and another eight seats on 19 May, the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Of the 29 constituencies in the state, four are reserved for SCs and six for STs. The major contest in the state is between Congress and BJP.

  • 17:08 (IST)

    BJP had lost Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

    While BJP is looking to make a comeback in the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh where it had lost the Assembly Elections to Congress, the latter will hope to extend the ground it gained during the Assembly polls to the Lower House of the Parliament, i.e, Lok Sabha as well.

    Major national pollsters including News18-IPSOS, India Today-Axis, Times Now-CNX, NewsX-Neta, Republic Bharat-Jan Ki Baat, Republic-CVoter, ABP-CSDS and Today's Chanakya  attempt to answer questions once they are aired at 6 pm after getting a go-ahead from the Election Commission.

  • 17:06 (IST)

    Predictions will start releasing their numbers after 6 pm

    Pollsters will release the prediction of who is likely to win how many seats and from where at 6 pm, half an hour after polling concludes in phase 7, the final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh Exit Poll Results 2019 LIVE Updates | BJP and its allies are expected to make a clean sweep in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the three states, where it had lost the state Assembly elections to Congress in 2018. Most the polls except ABP Exit Poll predicted over 20 seats for BJP in the three states. Congress on the other hand was limited to single digits in all polls with Today's Chanakya predicting the Rahul Gandhi-led party starting at zero in Rajasthan.

The Congrress, according to Today's Chankya, may be limited to just two seats in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, and may not win even a single seat in Rajasthan, while BJP may win 27 and 25 seats in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, respectively, and nine seats in Chhattisgarh.

According to ABP Exit Poll 2019, BJP and its allies are predicted to win 24 seats in Madhya Pradesh, 19 seats in Rajasthan and six seats in Chhattisgarh. Congress on the other hand may win 5, 6, and five seats in the three states, respectively.

According to News18-IPSOS exit poll, the BJP and its allies are expected to cross the 20 seats mark in Madhya Pradesh and BJP, winning around 22-23 in Rajasthan, 24-27 seats in Madhya Pradesh and 7-9 seats in Chhattisgarh. According to the exit poll result, Congress is likely to remain limited to single digits with the p arty expected to win 2-4 seats in both Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh and 2-3 seats in Rajasthan.

Congress had won the Assembly elections in the state Assembly elections in the state in 2018 and was hoping to maintain the gain. However, the poll predictions seem to suggest a completely different result.

The BJP and its allies are expected to win 26-28 seats in Madhya Pradesh, the India Today Axis Poll, predicted while Congress, which recently won the Assembly Election in the state is expected to win just 1-3 seats.

The India Today Axis Poll predicts 23-25 seats for BJP and allies in Rajasthan. BJP had lost the state Assembly elections to Rajasthan in 2018. Congress, which was hoping to retain the ground it gained in the last year's Assembly election is expected to win just 1-3 seats.

The polls predicted a clear majority for the NDA, with the BJP and allies crossing 20 seats in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh while limiting the UPA to single digits. The poll of predicted 25 out of 29 seats for BJP in Madhya Pradesh, 22 of 25 seats in Rajasthan and 7 out of 11 seats in Chhattisgarh. Congress, on the other hand is expected to win 4 seats in MP, 3 seats in Rajasthan and four seats in Chhattisgarh.

Pollsters released the prediction of who is likely to win how many seats and from where at 6.30 pm, half an hour after polling concluded in phase 7, the final phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

While BJP is looking to make a comeback in the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh where it had lost the Assembly Elections to Congress, the latter will hope to extend the ground it gained during the Assembly polls to the Lower House of the Parliament, ie, Lok Sabha as well. Major national pollsters including News18-IPSOSIndia Today-AxisTimes Now-CNXNewsX-NetaRepublic Bharat-Jan Ki BaatRepublic-CVoterABP-CSDS and Today's Chanakya  attempt to answer questions once they are aired at 6 pm after getting a go-ahead from the Election Commission.

According to Section 126A of the Representation of the People’s Act, 1951, exit polls can only be aired until half an hour after the completion of the final phase of voting. Exit polls have not always been accurate as they are based on information shared by voters soon after they cast their votes on the assumption that they are telling the truth. However, they present some sort of picture on who's placed where ahead of the counting of votes on 23 May.

 Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: Pollsters predict over 20 seats for NDA in MP, Rajasthan, tight Congress-BJP fight in Chhattisgarh

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Polling in Madhya Pradesh was conducted in four phases from 29 April (phase 4 of the Lok Sabha Elections) with six seats polling on 29 April,  seven seats on 6 May, eight seats on 12 May and another eight seats on 19 May, the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Of the 29 constituencies in the state, four are reserved for SCs and six for STs. The major contest in the state is between Congress and BJP.

Of the eight constituencies in the last phase of polling in Madhya Pradesh on 19 May – Indore, Mandsaur and Ratlam will be a litmus test both for the BJP and the Congress. The eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Malwa-Nimar belt to go on polls are – Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa. The BJP had won all these seats in 2014.  However, there had been a shift of power from BJP to Congress in many of the Assembly segments in these constituencies after the Assembly election in 2018.

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The BJP had won 56 of the 66 seats in the Malwa-Nimar region in 2013 Assembly election, but in 2018, it could win only 21. The Congress won 35.

In Rajasthan, the polling took place over two phases with the first 13 seats of the state going for polls on 29 April (phase 4) and the remaining 12 seats on 5 May (phase 5) of the polls. Two former Olympians, a former IAS officer and a former IPS officer are among the candidates whose fate will be decided by voters. Jaipur Rural, Bikaner, Dausa, Alwar are some of the keenly watched constituencies among the 12 seats.

Former Olympians Rajyavardhan Rathore, union minister of state, and Krishna Poonia are in contest in Jaipur rural constituency. While the sitting MP Rathore is banking on the Modi factor and highlighted national security as the key issue, Congress MLA Poonia questioned works done by Rathore.

In Chhattisgarh, polling in the 11 Parliamentary seats took place over three phases starting from 11 April, the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls, when only one seat — Bastar — went to polls. Voters had exercised their franchise in Naxal-affected regions of Dantewada and Sukma amid heavy security on 11 April. A  joint party of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Chhattisgarh Police came under a Naxal ambush in the early hours of the day while on their way to a polling booth.

The remaining 10 seats voted on 18 April (3 seats in Naxal-affected areas) and 23 April (seven seats). Two Naxals were killed by security forces while polling was underway in three constituencies in Chhattisgarh, namely Kanker, Rajnandgaon and Mahasamund in phase 2 of polls in the state.

Counting of votes will take place on 23 May.

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Updated Date: May 19, 2019 21:58:29 IST