New Delhi, May 16: With polling ending in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Monday evening, exit poll results of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Assembly Elections 2016 will start coming. Several media houses will be announcing the Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Assembly Elections Exit Poll Results 2016 predicting the possible electoral outcome in the respective states. We will continue to update you about every important exit poll result of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Assembly polls. The final result of the five states will be declared by the Election Commission of India on May 19.Also Read - Bihar Election 2020 Exit Poll Results: CNN-Today's Chanakya Predicts Clean Sweep For Grand Alliance
Assam Assembly Polls 2016: Assembly Elections in Assam for the 126 seats were held in two phases. The first phase polling was conducted on April 4 and the second on April 11. The overall polling percentage in Assam Assembly elections of 2016 was 84.72 per cent, which is highest in the history of Assam. The state is witnessing three-corner fight among ruling Congress, Badruddin Ajmal’s All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA. Also Read - Day After Delhi Polls, AAP Questions Safety of EVMs, Claims Tampering
West Bengal Assembly Polls 2016: West Bengal Assembly Elections for 294 seats were held in six phases. The first phase was held in Naxalite-Maoist affected Red corridor areas with two polling dates- April 4 and April 11. The other phases was held on April 17, 21, 25, 30 and May 5. The major contest is between Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress (TMC), that ended the 34-year rule of the Left Front government in West Bengal and Left Front, which comprise on CPI, CPI(M),Congress and other Left parties. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Republic-Jan ki Baat Exit Poll Results Project AAP to Retain Power Despite BJP's Distant Gains
Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls 2016: For the 234 seats, Assembly Elections in Tamil Nadu will be held on May 16. According to election commission statistics as many as 6472 candidates had filed their nominations. However the real contest is between Jayalalithaa led AIDMK and M Karunanidhi’s DMK, but Vijayakanth’s DMDK has made alliance with the People’s Welfare Front (PWA) – an alliance of four parties including CPI(M), CPI, Vaiko’s MDMK and Thol Thirumavalavan’s Dalit party VCK and may play vital role in government formation.
Kerala Assembly Polls 2016: The Assembly Elections in Kerala for 140 seats took place on May 16. About the political scenario, the main contest is between the Congress’ Oommen Chandy’s ruling Union Democratic Front (UDF) alliance and former Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan of Left Democratic Front (LDF). Though, Bhartiya Janata Party is also trying to open it’s account in the southern state, where its presence is zero, there is a little probability that this election there would be change in the governance.
Puducherry Assembly Polls 2016: Along with Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Assembly Elections for the Union Territory of Puducherry were held on May 16. The key fight is between the ruling Chief Minister N Rangasamy’s All India NR Congress (AINRC) and People’s Welfare Front (PWF), an alliance formed by CPI(M), CPI, VCK, MDMK and RSP. AIADMK has also announced it candidates for the elections and have said that they will contest solo in the polls like AINRC.