Exit Polls Give Mixed Verdict

New Delhi, Dec 1: | Updated: Dec 2 2003, 05:30am hrs
Exit polls on two TV channels have predicted a surprise edge for BJP in Rajasthan and a clear win in Madhya Pradesh, while Delhi and Chhattisgarh will go in Congress favour. A DRS exit poll on Sahara Samay channel predicted 89 of 200 seats for BJP in Rajasthan and 84 seats for Cong while ORG-MARG exit poll on Aaj Tak said as per trends till 14.00 hrs, BJP would bag 38 per cent votes closely followed by Congress at 37 per cent.

In MP the poll forecasts 168 of the 230 seats for BJP, 44 for Cong and 8 for BSP.

For the 70-member Delhi Assembly, the exit poll on Sahara Samay gave 38 seats to Congress and 25 to BJP. while Star TV quoting AC Neilson predicts 50 seats for Congress and 11 for BJP.