The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, may get a clear majority with 295 seats, 23 seats more than the magic mark, in the Lok Sabha elections, says the final opinion poll by India TV-CNX.
BJP’s tally may fall from present 282 to 240 seats, 32 short of the midway mark of 272 in the 543-seat Lok Sabha, says the final opinion poll. Congress tally may jump from 44 in 2014 to 84 this time. The final opinion poll was conducted between April 1 and April 6 in 305 out of the total 543 parliamentary constituencies of India, among a total voter sample of 36,600 respondents. These included 19,125 men and 17,475 women.
The opinion poll gives a projection for NDA win in 295 seats, followed by Congress-led UPA in 127 seats, and ‘Others’ including SP, BSP, TMC, TRS, regional parties and independents projected to win in 121 seats.
In the NDA kitty totalling 295 seats, BJP may win 240 seats, Shiv Sena 15, AIADMK 10, JD(U) 13, Akali Dal three, PMK two, LJP 3, and rest by other regional and smaller parties.
In the UPA tally of 127 seats, the Congress may win 84, DMK 16, Lalu Yadav’s RJD five, TDP five, and rest by other regional and smaller parties.
The crucial list of ‘Others’ is led by Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress projected to win 29 seats, Samajwadi Party 15, Mayawati’s BSP 13, YSR Congress 20, Telangana Rashtra Samithi 14, Biju Janata Dal 13, Left Front six, and rest by other regional and smaller parties. The BJP, post-air strike, is projected to make a clean sweep of all seven LS seats in Delhi.