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MP CM Chouhan calls himself 'biggest pollster', predicts BJP win

Press Trust of India  |  Datia (MP) 

As the exit polls predicted a tight race with the Congress, on Saturday expressed confidence that the BJP would win a comfortable majority in the Assembly election to form a government for the fourth consecutive time

"I am the biggest (pollster) as I remain in the midst of public all day long. The BJP is set to romp home," Chouhan told reporters after visiting the famous Peeth temple here.

He was asked about exit polls predicting a close fight between the BJP and the

"We have got the blessings of every section of society in the elections and we are on the way to win the polls," he claimed.

The state went to polls on November 28 and results for the 230-member House will be declared on December 11.

"Abki baar, 200 par (this time, over 200 seats)," Chouhan said repeating the BJP's slogan for the polls.

"I have come to seek the blessing of goddess Pitambara for the well being of Madhya Pradesh," the said.

While Republic TV-exit poll gave 108-128 seats to the BJP and 95-115 to the in the 230-member Madhya Pradesh, India Today-Axis said the saffron party could win 102-120 seats as against 104-122 for the

However, Now-CNX exit poll predicted a majority for the BJP in with 126 seats and gave the Congress a tally of 89 seats.

On the other hand, ABP exit poll said the Congress is likely to get a majority by bagging 126 seats. The BJP, it added, would get 94 seats.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 16:40 IST