336 seats for BJP, predicts News18-IPSOS survey
According to News18-IPSOS survey, the BJP is likely to win in 336 constituencies, easily surpassing the 272 majority mark.
Uttar Pradesh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: NDTV poll of polls predicts BJP likely to return with 55 seats
Uttar Pradesh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: Uttar Pradesh Exit Poll Results; News18-IPSOS, India Today-Axis and Today’s Chanakya have predicted a clear majority for the NDA, with 54, 62 and 55 seats in their tally respectively
Exit polls results for the state of Uttar Pradesh will be available after 6 pm, shortly after the final phase of voting concludes
Among the highlights in the polls this year in the state was Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s entry into politics
The BJP, however, banked on star power, giving away Adityanath’s stronghold Gorakhpur to actor Ravi Kishan
First phase News18-IPSOS data at a glance
91 seats went to polls in the first phase.
Who are the key candidates?
The key candidates in the fray in the state include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Smriti Irani, Ravi Kishan, Maneka Gandhi, Salman Khurshid, Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati, Raj Babbar, Hema Malini and Ajit Singh.
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Most exit polls predict clean sweep for BJP, allies
Two exit polls telecast by Times Now gave the NDA 296 and 306 seats, while they projected 126 and 132 for the Congress-led UPA. The CVoter-Republic exit poll has forecast 287 and 128 seats for the NDA and UPA respectively.
Neta-News X predicted that the National Democratic Alliance could fall short of the majority and win 242 seats. It gave the UPA 164 seats. An exit poll on News 18 forecast that the NDA will win 292-312 seats while it gave 62-72 seats for the UPA.
Heavy losses for BJP in Western UP, Purvanchal, predicts ABP Nielsen Exit Poll survey
The ABP Neilson Exit Poll survey has predicted heavy losses for the BJP in West Uttar Pradesh and Purvanchal. Out of the 53 seats, the party is predicted to only win 14 seats in West UP and Purvanchal. The BJP is predicted to win only one seat in the Bundelkhand region, while the survey says it will win only seven seats in the Awadh region.
BJP to remain single largest party in Uttar Pradesh, says NDTV poll of polls
Uttar Pradesh Exit Poll Full Results 2019: News18-IPSOS, India Today-Axis and Today’s Chanakya have predicted a clear majority for the NDA, with 54, 62 and 55 seats in their tally respectively. Meanwhile, the C-voter survey and ABP AC-Nielsen has predicted the SP-BSP-RLD gathbandhan will win in 40 and 56 seats respectively.
The state, which has 80 Lok Sabha seats, voted all the phases on 11, 18, 23 and 29 April and 6, 12 and 19 May. During these elections in the state, the contest has been between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and the mahagathbandhan, comprising of the Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD). In the last phase, 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh went to polls.
Among the highlights in the polls this year in the state was Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (East) Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s entry into politics with the charge of a region that comprises of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s bastions Varanasi and Gorakhpur respectively.
The BJP, however, banked on star power, giving away Adityanath’s stronghold Gorakhpur to actor Ravi Kishan.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi are contesting from Amethi and Rae Bareli respectively, with the former facing union minister Smriti Irani. SP chief Akhilesh Yadav is contesting from Azamgarh, while party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is seeking to get elected from Mainpuri.
In the 2014 general elections, the BJP has won in 71 constituencies. The Samajwadi Party had won five seats with a vote share of 22.35 per cent. The BSP did not win any seat while securing 19.77 per cent votes. The Congress registered wins on two UP seats, bagging 7.53 per cent of the votes.
The Chief Minister's Office said that the lockdown has not been lifted in the state as COVID-19 has not been controlled completely yet
The easing of restrictions under the new Maharashtra 'unlock' plan will depend on the weekly COVID-19 positivity rate and status of occupancy of oxygen beds, Maharashtra minister Vijay Wadettiwar had said
PM Modi speech Updates: The prime minister announced that the Centre will now be responsible for procuring COVID-19 vaccines starting from next two weeks. Vaccines will be available free of cost for all above 18 years, while, those who want to pay, can get it at private centres, he said