Gujarat election opinion poll 2017 highlights: BJP set to win, massive gains for Congress, says ABP News-CSDS survey

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Updated: December 5, 2017 10:58:38 AM

Gujarat election opinion poll 2017 higlights: The State of Gujarat will go to polls on December 9 and 14.

 Gujarat Elections Opinion Poll, Opinion Poll Gujarat Poll, ABP news election survey gujarat elections, Gujarat Elections 2017, Gujarat Elections, opinion polls gujarat electionsGujarat election opinion poll 2017 highlights: For Congress, Rahul Gandi has run a whirlwind campaign to give his party a boost before 2019 general elections. For BJP, PM Narendra Modi is leading the campaign from the front, projecting himself as the prime administrator for his home state. (PTI)

Gujarat election opinion poll 2017 highlights: The State of Gujarat will go to polls on December 9 and 14. The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party have left no stone unturned to make maximum gains in elections. For Congress, Rahul Gandi has run a whirlwind campaign to give his party a boost before 2019 general elections. For BJP, PM Narendra Modi is leading the campaign from the front, projecting himself as the prime administrator for his home state. While Rahul’s fight is to prove his mettle in the backdrop of his elevation as Congress boss, Modi and Shah are battling for prestige in their home state. A number of factors – unrest among the Patidars, anti-incumbency, unrest among Dalits have made things difficult for an otherwise strong BJP in terms of numbers and countrywide political presence. Congress, on the other hand, is going through it’s toughest phase. People of this state are set to vote on December 8 and December 9, we take a look at what Opinion Poll has predicted:

Gujarat election opinion poll 2017 highlights:

10:45 pm: The votes will be counted on December 18. Paper trail of votes will be used in all the 50,128 polling stations of the 182 assembly constituencies to ensure transparency.

10:30 pm: Assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14.

10:08 pm: In Central Gujarat, Congress is predicted to get only 38% votes, while the BJP is set to get 54 pct votes.

9:46 pm: In North Gujarat, Congress is expected to fetch 49% of votes and it gave the BJP 44% vote share.

9:35 pm: Touted to be as the semi-final before 2019 general elections, the battle of Gujarat is more than just about numbers for both BJP and Congress.

9:23 pm: After landslide victories in various states, Gujarat is one battle which is reported to be a challenging one for Bharatiya Janata Party.

9:11 pm: The survey says that both BJP and Congress locked at 43 percent vote share each, while others may get 14 percent.

9:05 pm: As per the opinion poll, BJP may win between 91-99 seats, Congress 78-86, while others may get 3-7 seats.

8:42 pm: As per CSDS opinion poll, BJP may get get majority with slight margin . Final Projections BJP 91-99 and Congress 78-86.

8.21 pm: Final Seat Share: BJP 95, Congress 82, Others: 5

8.16 pm: Some experts say that despite losing, survey outcomes will boost Congress’ campaign.

8.10 pm: Final Count: BJP likely to get majority with slight margin . Final Projections BJP 91-99 and Congress 78-86

8.06 pm: Experts say that despite winning, opinion poll is a bad news for BJP.

8.01 pm: Final Vote Share Number: Both BJP and Congress will get 43 per cent vote share.

7.56 pm: Central Gujarat: In total – 41 per cent people will vote for BJP, 40 per cent people will vote Congress

7.48 pm: Central Gujarat: In rural areas – 43 per cent people will vote for BJP, 47 per cent people will vote Congress

7.44 pm: South Gujarat: In total, BJP is expected to get40 per cent votes, Congress is expected to get 42 per cent votes

7.41 pm: South Gujarat: In urban areas, BJP is expected to get 36 per cent votes, Congress is expected to get 43 per cent votes

7.39 pm: South Gujarat: In rural areas, BJP is expected to get 44 per cent votes, Congress is expected to get 42 per cent votes

7.29 pm: North Gujarat: In rural areas, BJP is expected to get 41 per cent votes, Congress is expected to get 56 per cent votes

7.29 pm: North Gujarat: In urban areas, BJP is expected to get 46 per cent votes.

7.25 pm: North Gujarat: This is massive lead for Congress. However, one aspected to be kept in mind here is that PM Narendra Modi has not campaigned in this region.

7.23 pm: North Gujarat: This is massive lead for Congress.

7.20 pm: North Gujarat: 45 per cent vote share for BJP, 49 per cent vote share Congress.

7.10 pm: Saurashtra and Kutch region hold 54 seats in total.

7.05 pm: Saurashtra and Kutch: Vote Share in Urban Areas – BJP: 46 per cent , Congress: 30 per cent

7.03 pm: Saurashtra and Kutch: Vote Share in Rural Areas – BJP: 43 per cent , Congress: 49 per cent

7.00 pm:  Saurashtra and Kutch: Total – BJP: 45 per cent, Congress: 39 per cent

6.50 pm: Hardik Patel’s popularity: Now, 58 per cent people like Hardik Patel. Earlier in September, 61 per cent people said that they like Hardik. In October, 64 people had said that they like Hardik.

6.45pm: A decline in Hardik Patel’s popularity has been recorded.

6.40 pm: Koli voters: Setback for Congress on this front. 26 per cent more Koli voters will vote BJP.

6.34 pm: There is a bad news for BJP. 2 per cent more Patidars will vote for Congress, says survey.

6.26 pm: A congress panelist says that Congress is in denial mode (on GVL’s statement that GST is not an issue in Gujarat Elections).

6.24 pm: GVL Narsimha Rao says that GST is still in improvement mode. He, however, says that GST is not an issue in these elections.

6.20 pm: Most of the businessmen agree that GST has affetected the business fraternity. However, they say that they will still vote for BJP.

6.15 pm: Experts believe that distress among businessman have wide ranging impact. They say, that along with the businessmen, the low-waged workers are also troubled. So, the repurcussions will be many folds.

6.09 pm: Experts say that a rise in anger among bussinessmen is good news for Congress

6.04 pm: 44 per cent businessmen are Unhappy with GST, says ABP-News survey

6.03 pm: 37 per cent businessmen happy with GST, says ABP-News survey

6.02 pm: 43 per cent Businessmen to vote for Congress.

6.02 pm: 40 per cent Businessmen to vote for BJP.

5.55 pm: The survey will begin in another 5 minutes.

5.54 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month, BJP to get a vote share of the saffron party will be 47 per cent.

5.48 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month, the BJP is projected to secure a majority by bagging 113-121 seats in Gujarat.

5.45 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month, Congress is expected to get 58 -64 seats while the vote share of the party will be 41 per cent.

5.41 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month, Vijay Rupani retaining the chief minister’s post.

5.37 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month: In Saurashtra, both Congress and BJP in Saurashtra as both look to get 42 per cent of the vote share.

5.31 pm: As per a ABP-CSDS survey done last month: In South Gujarat, BJP may well get 51 pct votes, while the vote share of the Congress will be just 33 per cent.

5.30 pm: In October, the Times Now-VMR survey had predicted around 118-134 seats (52 percent of votes) for BJP

5.27 pm: In October, the Times Now-VMR survey had predicted Congress could secure around 49-61 seats (37 percent votes).

5.25 pm: As per an India Today Axis My India survey done in October, BJP is projected to win between 115-125 seats.

5.24 pm: As per an India Today Axis My India survey done in October, Congress is projected to bag between 57-65 seats.

5.20 pm: As per an India Today Axis My India survey done in October,  BJP to get 48 per cent vote share.

5.10 pm: As per an India Today Axis My India survey done in October, Congress to get 38 per cent vote share

5.00 pm: ABP News survey will begin at 6 pm.  Watch this space for all the live updates.

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