Lucknow, March 09: The D-day is here. The results of the exit polls for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 are here to surprise us. We have brought to you one of the most accurate polls in the recent times–conducted by Today’s Chanakya poll agency. The agency has collaborated with news channel News24 to bring the mini-results before the massive Elections Results Day on March 11. We will be updating live on Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 Exit Poll Results brought by Today’s Chanakya-News24. You can watch the live streaming of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 Exit Poll Results here. Stay connected with us to get live updates on the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 Exit Poll Results by Today’s Chanakya-News24.
The Today’s Chanakya-News24 Exit poll had been the most accurate poll during the 2014 General Elections. They had predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party would win 291 ± 14 Seats, the Congress party would win 57 ± 9 Seats, the NDA would win 340 ±14 Seats, the UPA would win 70 ±9 Seats, and the others would win 133 ±11 seats. Most of the predictions came true when the results were announced.
Before the exit poll results, many prominent journalists and experts have put forward their predictions. The most prominent among them is of senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai. According to the veteran journalist, the Bharatiya Janata Party would win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017. This admission took the virtual world by storm. He is not the only leader to echo these views. Another veteran journalists had the same views.
Dr Prannoy Roy of New Delhi Television popularly known as NDTV have similar views. He said the Bharatiya Janata Party had the best chance to win the elections. Though his colleague Barkha Dutt doesn’t share their enthusiasm. She raised questions on the clarity of their predictions, predicting a hung assembly. However, she said that the Bharatiya Janata Party would increase their vote share. Though she didn’t say that, but a slight increase in vote share has a humungous impact on results for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017.
The Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 has been fought bitterly by all the political parties. It was a three-way contest between Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party, and the alliance between the Congress party and the Samajwadi Party led by Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav. The main issues were demonetisation, farmer issues, women safety, employment and law and order in the state.
The poll turnout was massive this time. The initial two phases saw the highest voting ever. In the first phase, over 64 percent voting was recorded. In the second phase, the figure swelled to over 66 percent.
The main results will be announced on March 11.