Mumbai: Stakes are quite high as the Lok Sabha elections 2019 draws to a close. With May 23 fast approaching, a bookie based out of Mumbai has revealed to Zee that nearly Rs 23,000 crore is at stake for the last day of counting.
With five phases of voting already complete, the betting market has high hopes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to sources, the betting market is high on the ongoing general elections instead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year. While the betting rate on Narendra Modi becoming the PM again is 90 paise, that on Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee is Rs 10 to Rs 5 respectively. The betting rate for other leaders like Nitin Gadkari, Sharad Pawar and others is Rs 3, Rs 3.50 and Rs 12 respectively.
According to the betting rates revealed by the bookie, BJP has strong chances to win.
Which party will come with a majority?
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP): Rs 2
Congress: Rs 4
Others: Rs 6
NOTA: Rs 1.25
Which party will emerge as the single largest party?