New Delhi: With the end of the 7th and last phase of polling for the General Election to the Lok Sabha on Sunday evening the exit poll projections have started rolling in and the projection across the board is that the NDA led by Narendra Modi is returning to power.
The Republic-CVoter survey has predicted 287 seats for the BJP-NDA coalition against 128 for the Congress-UPA combine.
Times Now gives the NDA 296 and 306 seats, while they have projected 126 and 132 for the Congress-led UPA.
News 18 says that the NDA will win 292-312 seats and the UPA 62-72 seats.
Neta-News X predictions do not match the Times Now and Republic projections. It predicts that the National Democratic Alliance could fall short of the majority and win 242 seats. It gave the UPA 164 seats
According to the Republic Double Exit Poll Modi is set to form government and Congress will fall below 100. Both Both Jan Ki Baat and CVoter have projected that the NDA will cross the half-way mark and shall be in a position to form the next government at the Centre on its own.
News nation has predicted 282 to 290 seats for the BJP led NDA and 126 seats for UPA and 130 to 136 for others.
Republic-Jan Ki Baat exit poll predicts that the BJP is making major headway in West bengal, where against 2 seats in 2014, the BJp is now poised to win 18 to 26 seats. The ruling Trinamool Congress’ tally would shrink anywhere between 13 to 21 seats, it’s been projected.
Most surveys also predict that the BJP is recovering lost ground in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, where in the General Election to the State Assembly barely a few months ago, it lost power to the Congress. The exit polls indicate that the BJP will win 25 out of 29 seats in Madhya Pradesh, 22 of the 25 seats in Rajasthan and 7 of the 11 seats in Chhattisgarh.
BJP is predicetd to make a clean sweep in Delhi.