Uttar Pradesh: Exit Polls Suggest Yogi Adityanath Set To Create History; BJP Sweep Not Ruled Out

by Swarajya Staff - Mar 7, 2022 08:57 PM +05:30 IST
Uttar Pradesh: Exit Polls Suggest Yogi Adityanath Set To Create History; BJP Sweep Not Ruled Out A look at the exit polls suggests that the BJP is set to return to power in Uttar Pradesh.

As voting concluded for the seventh and final phase in Uttar Pradesh, the exit poll numbers for the five states that went to polls started coming in. These five states are: Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.

A look at the exit polls suggests that the BJP is set to return to power in Uttar Pradesh. The Uttar Pradesh assembly has 403 assembly segments with a majority at 202.

The India Today Axis My India exit poll is predicting a repeat of 2017 numbers for the BJP. According to this exit poll, the BJP alliance is projected to get 288-326 seats; the SP alliance, 71-101; the BSP 3-9 and the Congress, 1-3.

The projected vote shares are 46 per cent for the BJP alliance; 36 per cent for the SP alliance; 12 per cent for the BSP and 3 per cent for the Congress.

The Jan Ki Baat exit poll projected 222-260 seats for the BJP alliance; 135-165 seats for the SP alliance; 4-9 for the BSP and 1-3 for the Congress. The projected vote shares for this survey were: 40-42 per cent for the BJP alliance; 34-36 per cent for the SP alliance; 13-16 per cent for the BSP and 4-6 per cent for the Congress.

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