Guwahati: After the eighth and final phase of polling in West Bengal came to an end, all eyes are glued the television screens as the exit polls for all Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory are being predicted by different news channels and survey agencies including ABP/Times Now-C-Voter, News 24-Today’s Chanakya, India Today-Axis My India, Republic TV- CNX. As per the latest exit poll results, the BJP-led NDA party is set for a second-term win with majority of seats in the 2021 Assembly Elections. However, Remember these are not the actual results but just a projection based on a sample survey. These exit polls may vary when the actual counting takes place on May 2. India.com is only bringing to you the reports from the exit polls and poll of polls that the news channels are doing.Also Read - Who Will Head Assam As Next CM? Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Sarma Meet Central BJP Leaders in Delhi
The state of Assam went to polls in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6 for its total 126 constituencies, and the counting of votes will be held on May 2. In the three-phased Assam Assembly Election, the state had recorded a total turnout was nearly 82. 04 per cent. According to the data provided by the Election Commission, the voter turnout in the first phase was nearly 77 per cent, in the second phase of polling it was 74.76 per cent, while a voter turnout of 82. 29 per cent was recorded in the third and final phase where the fate of 337 candidates, including state minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Jalukbari constituency, was to be decided. Also Read - Election Results 2021 Highlights: TMC Sweeps Bengal, BJP Retains Assam; Vijayan Leads LDF To Historic Victory
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Assam Assembly Elections Exit Polls: Highlights
ABP/Times Now-C-Voter Exit Poll For Assam:
07:35 pm: As per data provided by ABP- C-voter, the BJP is likely to win 42.9 percent votes with 58-71 seats, Congress to win 48.8 percent votes with 53-66 seats and Others will gain 8.3 percent votes with 0-5 seats.
Today’s Chanakya’s Exit Poll For Assam:
07: 40 pm: Today’s Chanakya’s vote share projection shows: BJP+ 43% ± 3%, Congress+ 43% ± 3%, Others 14% ± 3%
07: 50 pm: Seat Projection–BJP+ 70 ± 9 Seats, Congress+ 56 ± 9 Seats, Others 00 ± 3 Seats
India Today- My Axis India Exit Poll for Assam:
07:07 pm: India Today predicts BJP likely to win with 75-85 seats majority, Congress 40-50 seats and others 1-4 seats.
07: 25 pm: The Axis My India prediction showed BJP in the state has been favoured by women voters.
Republic-CNX Exit Poll for Assam:
07:15 pm: As per the Republic-CNX Exit Poll, the party-wise projections is that the BJP-led NDA is projected to win 44.25% of the votes, while the Congress-led Mahajot (UPA) is projected to win 39.65% of the votes. The other political parties are likely to get 16.10% vote share.
07: 25 pm: The Republic-CNX Exit poll predicted a comfortable victory for the BJP-led alliance over the Congress-led grand alliance of eight parties. The NDA is projected to win 74-84 seats, while the Congress-led Mahajot alliance (UPA) is predicted to bag only 40-50 seats. And, other political parties are likely to win one to three seats.
At present, Assam is under the BJP-led NDA rule, which had won 86 of 126 seats in the 2016 state Assembly Elections. And, in the 2021 Assembly Elections, the BJP is contesting against the grand alliance of eight parties, which includes Congress and Badruddin Ajmal’s AIUDF. The BJP has also formed an alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), and the United People’s Party Liberal (UPP (L)). In the NDA camp, the BJP is contesting from 92 seats, AGP from 26 and UPP(L) from 8. And, in the Opposition, Congress party is contesting from 94 seats, AIUDF from 14, Bodoland People’s Front from 12, and Communist Party of India (Marxist) from 2. Rupun Sarma-led Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation, Ajit Kumar Buyan’s Anchalik Gana Morcha and RJD are contesting one seat each.Earlier in March, four opinion polls were held which had predicted 64-78 seats for the BJP, that is far less than what the ruling party had won in the last Assembly elections. Meanwhile, the Opposition was projected to get 48 to 60 seats.