Exit poll highlights: It's DMK in TN, LDF in Kerala; TMC has edge in Bengal
Exit poll results 2021 highlights: Pollsters give an edge to TMC in West Bengal; clean sweep for DMK and LDF in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, respectively. BJP is likely to retain Assam and Puducherry
Exit polls 2021
Exit poll prediction 2021: Exit poll results 2021 LIVE updates: Pollsters have given an edge to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, clean sweep for DMK-led alliance and CPI(M)-led LDF in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, respectively. BJP is likely to retain Assam and Puducherry, according to most pollsters. Votes will be counted on 2 May.
Tamil Nadu exit poll results 2021: Stalin-led DMK is set to sweep the state and is expected to win anywhere between 140-173 seats, while the AIADMK and its allies are predicted to win 58 seats, if exit polls are to be believed. Elections in the state were held for 234 seats in one phase.
West Bengal exit poll results 2021: An all out high-octane campaign by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may fail to fetch power for it in Bengal, exit polls showed. The ruling TMC, led by Mamata Banerjee may grab 152-64 seats, according to ABP-Cvoter survey. According to a poll of polls by NDTV, TMC is winning 156 seats and the BJP will be limited to 121 seats in the Assembly of 291 seats.
Kerala exit poll results 2021: Exit polls showed that the left front is all set to beat the 40-year anti-incumbency trend and may win by a huge margin. An India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll gave LDF 104-120 seats, and the UDF a meagre 30-36 seats.
Assam exit poll results 2021: BJP may retain power in Assam by winning 75-85 seats, predicted India Today-Axis My India poll, while opposition alliance may get 40-50 seats despite a “Grand Alliance” of more than five parties led by the Congress. All India United Democratic Front, the CPI, the CPI(M), the CPI(ML) Liberation, and the Anchalik Gana Marcha (AGM) are part of the alliance along with the Congress.
Puducherry exit poll results 2021: In Puducherry, the electoral war is between two alliances. A group of four political parties led by the Congress is pitched against a combination of three parties headed by the All India NR Congress (AINRC). The BJP and AIADMK are aligned with the AINRC while the DMK along with Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and CPI are fighting together with Congress.
Who conducts the exit polls?
The polls are conducted by private firms and media organisations such as Today's Chanakya, ABP-Cvoter, News18, India Today-Axis, Times Now-CNX, NewsX-Neta, Republic-Jan Ki Baat, Republic-CVoter, ABP-CSDS and Chintamani.
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