Two WB Exit Polls Predict Tough TMC-BJP Fight, Others See TMC Win
Catch live updates from all the exit polls for the West Bengal Assembly elections here.
After the conclusion of the eighth and final phase of polling for the Assembly Elections on Thursday, 29 April, the fate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) was predicted by several exit polls with all expecting massive gains for the BJP in the state.
While two surveys - CVoter and Chanakya - predicted a victory for the TMC, Republic-CNX and India Today-Axis MyIndia predicted a neck-and-neck battle between the BJP and the TMC.
- Voting for the eight-phase election in the state concluded on 29 April
- The results for the elections will be declared on 2 May
- Several polls in the past have predicted a neck-and-neck battle between the BJP and the TMC, with Mamata Banerjee returning to power with a marginal majority
Today's Chanakya Projects Win for TMC
- TMC: 180 seats
- BJP: 108 seats
- INC+Left: 4
- Other: 0
India Today-My Axis Exit Poll Projects a 'Tight Fight'
- BJP: 134-160
- TMC: 130-156
- Left + Congress: 0-2
- Other: 0-1
Further, TMC is projected to garner 44% vote-share, BJP projected to garner 43%, and left 10%.
India Today-My Axis Poll: Projected Seat Share for Malda (47/49)
- TMC leads, securing 31 seats
- BJP secures 16 seats.
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