Exit Poll Results 2019: Modi set to return as PM for second term, NDA likely to win comfortable majority

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Updated:May 19, 2019 9:23:48 pm

Lok Sabha Election Exit Poll Results 2019: Most of the exit polls have predicted a clear wave in favour of Narendra Modi and the BJP. Final verdict on May 23.

Exit poll live, Lok Sabha elections results, exit poll 2019, exit poll results., exit poll live updates, bjp exit pollMost of the exit polls have predicted that Narendra Modi is set for a second terms as prime minister.

Exit Poll Results 2019 Live Updates: Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democractic Alliance (NDA) are likely to retain power, most of the exit polls predicted on Sunday. The NDA is likely to cross the majority mark of 272 seats comfortably, exit polls predicted after voting for seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha election 2019 concluded today. The BJP is expected to win big in crucial states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. The BJP looks certain to repeat its spectacular show in Delhi winning all seven seats in Delhi in 2019, exit polls said.

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As per India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll, the BJP is likely to win 62 to 68 seats in Uttar Pradesh out of 80 Lok Sabha constituencies despite the challenge posed by the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party Mahagathbandhan or Grand Alliance.  The channel predicted the NDA to win 339 to 365 seats, the UPA 77 to 108 seats and Others 69-95 seats in the 543-seat Lok Sabha.

Similarly, TimesNow-VMR has predicted the NDA to win 306 seats, the Congress-led UPA 142 seats and Others 94. Republic-CVoter exit poll has given the NDA 287 seats, UPA 128 and Others 127 seats.

As far as West Bengal is concerned, where the BJP and Trinamool Congress were engaged in a bitter and violent battle, the saffron party is likely to improve its tally considetably in 2019. A poll of polls suggested that the BJP is likely to win 14 seats, while Mamata Banerjee’s TMC may get 25 of 42 seats.

In Odisha, Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is likely to suffer huge loss while the BJP is expected to win big in the state.

While exit polls have shown a clear wave in favour of Modi and the BJP, all eyes will now be on May 23 when the votes for Lok Sabha election 2019 will be counted.

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    20:43 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: IndiaToday-Axis My India predicts 62-68 seats in Uttar Pradesh

    The crucial state of Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP won a massive 71 seats in 2014,  is likely to give the saffron party more reasons to smile in 2019.  IndiaToday-Axis My India has predicted the BJP to win  62-68 seats in Uttar Pradesh suggesting that the Mahagathbandhan of Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party has failed to impress the voters.  IndiaToday-Axis My India has predicted just 16-18 seats for SP-BSP alliance and 2 for the Congress. 

    20:35 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: News18-IPSOS predicts huge majority for NDA

    As per News18- IPSOS Exit Poll, the NDA to return to power with an overwhelming majority. The BJP-led NDA is likely to win 332 seats, Congress-led UPA 82 , and Others 127 seats, News18-IPSOS predicts.  

    20:30 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP likely to win 12-14 seats in Assam

    In Assam, the BJP is likely to win 12 to 14 seats and the Congress just two seats, India Today Axis My India Exit Poll has predicted. 

    20:27 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP to sweep Odisha, predicts India Today-Axis My India

    India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll has predicted some stunning numbers for the BJP in Odisha. The saffron party may get 18-19 seats in the state denting Biju Janata Dal's prospects. Republic Bharat - Jan ki Baat  has also predicted big win for the NDA in Odisha with the NDA's likely figure between 11-13, UPA: 0-1 , BJD: 7-9. Similarly, Republic - C Voter has given NDA 10 seats, UPA zero and BJD 11 seats in the eastern state. 

    20:19 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP to clean sweep Jharkhand

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to win big in Jharkhand, predicts India Today- Axis My India Exit Poll. The BJP is likely to win 12-14, the Congress just 0 to 2 seats.

    20:08 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: 'Modi wave' to sweep Bihar

    As per India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll, the BJP and its alliance partners JDU an  LJP are likely to sweep Bihar winning 38 to 40 seats. Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Congress may have to settle with 0 to 2 seats in the state.

    20:05 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: ABP News predicts NDA to fall short of majority mark

    The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance is likely to fall short of the majority mark, ABP News has predicted in its Exit Poll. The NDA may get 267 seats, Congress-led UPA 127 and Others 148 seats, as per the ABP News survey.

    19:52 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJD remains favourite in Odisha

    The Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal will remain as the single largest party in Odisha. As per News18-IPSOS Exit Poll, the BJD is likely to win 12-14 seats in Odisha, BJP 6 to 8 seats, Congress-led UPA 1-2 seats.  Times Now-VMR has predicted the BJP to win 12 seats, and the BJD 8, Congress 1 in Odisha.

    19:47 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Mamata Banerjee rejects predictions

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has rejected Exit Poll predictions showing the BJP gaining big grounds in the state.  "I don’t trust Exit Poll gossip. The game plan is to manipulate or replace thousands of EVMs through this gossip. I appeal to all Opposition parties to be united, strong and bold. We will fight this battle together," Mamata Banerjee tweeted.  

    19:41 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP, Shiv Sena alliance to sweep Maharashtra

    The BJP, Shiv Sena alliance seems to have a clear advantage in Maharashtra.  As per ABP News,  the BJP-Sena alliance is likely to win 34 seats, while the Congress and its partners 14 seats in the Maharashtra.

    19:39 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP-led NDA likely to return to power | Read Exit Poll 2019 Hindi Updates

    Exit Poll 2019: Read Hindi Updates here 

    19:31 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Advantage NDA in Bihar

    The BJP-led NDA is expected to repeat its 2014 success in Bihar this time too. As per Republic-CVoter Exit Poll, the BJP is likely to win 13 seats, alliance partners JDU and LJP 20. On other hand, Congress may win 2 seats and RJD 5. Republic-Jan Ki Baat has also predicted BJP winning big in Bihar. The saffron party is likely to win 15 seats, JDU 11, LJP 4. The Congress 1 and RJD 6 seats, Republic-CVoter Exit Poll has predicted.

    19:23 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: NDA likely to win over 340 seats

    The Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA is expected to return to power with a massive majority, Today's Chanakya Exit Poll has predicted. The NDA is likely to win 340 seats , Congress-led UPA 70 and Others 133.

    19:21 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: TDP ahead of others in Andhra Pradesh

    News24-India-Today's Chanakya has predicted TDP to win 17 seats, YSR Congres 8 in Andhra Pradesh.

    19:18 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: AIADMK to suffer huge loss in Tamil Nadu

    As per News24-India-Today's Chanakya prediction, the AIADMK is likely to suffer huge loss in Tamil Nadu. AIADMK is predicted to win 6 seats, DMK 31 seats, Others just one seat, News24-India-Today's Chanakya survey said.

    19:14 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: NDA to retain power, predicts News24-Chanakya

    The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance is likely to retain power, News24-Todays Chanakya Exit Poll 2019 has predicted. The NDA is likely to win 306 seats, UPA 132, Others 104 seats in Lok Sabha Election 2019, predicts News24-Todays Chanakya.

    19:09 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP to clean sweep Rajasthan

    After a stunning defeat in Assembly polls, the BJP is expected to make a spectacular comeback in Rajasthan. As per IndiaToday-MyAxis survey, the BJP is expected to win 25-26 seats in the state. 

    19:07 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: UDF to win big in Kerala

    The UDF is expected to win big in Kerala as predicted by Chanakya. UDF is likely to win 16 seats, LDF 4 and the BJP one seat in the southern state, predicts Chanakya

    19:04 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Lotus to bloom again in Goa

    The BJP is likely to win both Lok Sabha seats in Goa, predicts IndiaToday-Axis My India Exit Poll. Both Goa North and Goa South seats is likely to be bagged by the BJP.

    19:02 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP to keep its Gujarat citadel intact

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is most likely to keep its Gujarat citadel intact as the party is expected to make a clean sweep. As per India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll, the BJP is likely to win 25-26 seats in Narendra Modi's  home state.

    19:00 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP likely to sweep Uttarakhand

    Good news for BJP in Uttarakhand. The saffron party is likely to sweep the hilly state winning 4 out of 5 seats. The Congess may win just one seat, ABP News Exit Poll predicts.

    18:55 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Big loss for BJP predicted in Uttar Pradesh

    As per ABP News  Exit Poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to suffer a big set back in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP, which had won 71 seats in 2014,  may get just 22 seats  in UP. While the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party combine is likely to win a massive 56 seats. The Congress will be limited to just two seats, predicts ABP News Exit Poll 2019. 

    18:52 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: NDA likely to retain govt with thin majority, predicts Republic-CVoter

    The Bharatiya Janata Party may just manage to retain power at the Centre with a thin majority, Republic - CVoter Exit Poll has predicted. NDA may get 287 seats,  UPA - 128, Others - 127,  Republic-CVoter Exit Poll shows. 

    18:48 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: BJP set to retain all 7 seats in Delhi, predicts India TV-CNX

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to repeat its 2014 sweep of all seven seats in Delhi, according to India TV-CNX Exit Poll 2019. This, after a bitter fight over alliance between the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress. 

    18:45 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: NDA likely to get clear majority, predicts Republic-Jan Ki Baat

    The BJP-led NDA is likely to retain power with comprehensive majority. According to Republic - Jan Ki Baat the NDA may get  295-315 seats, UPA: 122-125and Others: 102-125.

    18:43 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Good news for BJP in Karnataka

    There's some good news for the BJP as far as Karnataka is concerned. India Today-MyAxis Exit Poll 2019 has predicted the saffron party to win 21-25 seats in Karnataka, while Congress is likely to win 3 to 6 seats.

    18:35 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Times Now-VMR predicts majority for NDA

    NDA to win 306 seats, UPA 132, Others 104, predicts Times-Now VMR. 

    18:33 (IST)19 May 2019
    Lok Sabha Exit Poll 2019

    The first numbers of Exit Poll 2019 are out. CNN-IPSOS Exit Poll has predicted the NDA to win 38-42 seats  | UPA: 4-7 | Others: 44-47 in Phase 1 of Lok Sabha Election 2019.

    18:30 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019

    How many seats Congress, BJP will win in Lok Sabha election 2019? Exit Poll figures to be out shortly.

    18:12 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019

    Voting for seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha election 2019 concludes. 60.21% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm; Bihar-49.92%, Himachal Pradesh- 66.18%, Madhya Pradesh-69.38%, Punjab-58.81%, Uttar Pradesh-54.37%, West Bengal- 73.05%, Jharkhand-70.5%, Chandigarh-63.57%

    18:09 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit Poll 2019: Rahul Gandhi slams Election Commission

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi has slammed the Election Commissin, saying the poll body has capitulated before Modi. 

    18:03 (IST)19 May 2019
    West Bengal Exit Poll 2019

    Will the Bharatiya Janata Party be able to dent Mamata Banerjee's Bengal citadel? Can Narendra Modi, Amit Shah duo help the saffron bloom in Trinamool Congress' backyard? Lok Sabha Election Exit Poll 2019 to predict BJP's seats on West Bengal shortly.

    17:58 (IST)19 May 2019
    Lok Sabha Election Exit Poll 2019

    Various agencies like CVoter, Chanakya and  television news channels like Aaj Tak, India TV,  India Today, Times Now, Republic, ABP News, News 18 and others will start churning out Exit Poll numbers after 6.30 pm when the Election Commission's ban on releasing any poll prediction ends. The Election Commission has barred the media from releasing Exit Poll figures till voting for last phase ends.

    17:07 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit polls: How accurate are they? A look back at 2004, 2009, 2014 predictions

    As the buzz around Lok Sabha Election Exit Poll gains momentum, here's a recap of  how they fared in previous years. Read full details here

    16:48 (IST)19 May 2019
    How exit polls are conducted?

    The exit polls are a survey of voters as they come out of the polling booths. It is conducted by several private agencies, news channels and newspapers. The data are not final and may vary when the final results are out. The exit poll only gives a rough picture of the mood of the voters.

    16:31 (IST)19 May 2019
    Suheldev Party chief Rajbhar says SP-BSP alliance to win 50 seats in UP

    Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar has extended support to SP-BSP-RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh. Rajbhar said that the alliance will pocket 50-60 seats alone in Uttar Pradesh. The BJP, he said, will be restricted to 15 seats.

    16:24 (IST)19 May 2019
    Exit poll 2019: Final voter turnout all phases

    Phase 1 (April 11) 91 seats 69.50%

    Phase 2 (April 18) 95 seats 69.44%

    Phase 3 (April 23) 117 seats 68.40%

    Phase 4 (April 29) 71 seats 65.51%

    Phase 5 (May 6) 50 seats 64.16%

    Phase 6 (May 12) 59 seats 63.49%

    Phase 7 (May 19) 59 seats (data awaited)

    Polling in Anantnag (J&K) took place in three different phases on April 23, April 29 and May 23. Polling in Vellore (Tamil Nadu) was cancelled.

    16:13 (IST)19 May 2019
    Lok Sabha elections results on May 23

    According to the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India, the results of the Lok Sabha elections will be declared on May 23. The counting of votes across all the 543 Lok Sabha seats will begin at 8 am. The results will be declared by evening.

    16:01 (IST)19 May 2019
    Lok Sabha elections 2019

    This year, the Lok Sabha elections were conducted in seven different phases between April 11 and May 19. The elections were held to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. As many as 90 crore people were eligible to vote this time. The seven phases when polling held -- April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.  The counting of votes will be conducted on May 23.

    15:58 (IST)19 May 2019
    About Election Commission of India

    The Lok Sabha elections are held in the country every five years. The Election Commission of India is responsible for conducting the elections. The ECI was formed in 1950. besides holding general elections, the ECI which is a constitutional autonomous body, also conducts the elections to the offices of the President and Vice-President, State Legislative assemblies and Legislative councils.

    FILE PHOTO: A supporter of ruling BJP waves the party flag during an election rally.The final results of the Lok Sabha elections will be announced by the Election Commission of India on May 23. However, it is expected that the results could be delayed and the final tally will be out on the next day. The Election Commission has attributed the delay to the Supreme Court's latest order wherein the court has asked the poll body to increase VVPAT verification from the present system of one EVM to five EVMs in one Assembly constituency in each parliamentary seat. The seven-phase general elections begun on April 11 and ended on May 19. Polling took place for all the 543 Lok Sabha seats in seven different phases spread across 29 states and 7 Union Territories. The tenure of the 16th Lok Sabha ends on June 3.