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  1. Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya election results 2018: Counting tomorrow; here’s what exit polls predict

Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya election results 2018: Counting tomorrow; here’s what exit polls predict

Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya election results 2018: Voting for Assembly Elections in Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya has ended.

By: | Updated: March 2, 2018 6:30 PM
The terms of elected governments in the Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura are scheduled to expire on 6, 13 and 14 March respectively. Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya election results 2018: The counting for the three states will take place on March 3.

Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya election results 2018: Survey agencies have released exit poll results for Assembly Elections in Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya today evening. The voting in Nagaland and Meghalaya began at 7 am and is likely to conclude at 4 pm. While the voting in Tripura elections was held earlier in February. The counting for the three states will take place on March 3. The terms of elected governments in the Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura are scheduled to expire on 6, 13 and 14 March respectively. The three north-eastern states have 60 assembly constituencies each. As per an election commission notification, the publishing or publicizing result of any exit poll in connection with Assemblies elections is not allowed prior to 4.30 pm.

The elections are crucial for BJP, Congress and the Left. While BJP is looking to expand its political footprint in the north-east, Congress party has put-in whirlwind efforts to secure Meghalaya. For Communist Party of India (Marxist), the results in Tripura elections is significant. Amit Shah and PM Narendra Modi have carried out multiple rallies to boost their party’s prospects in the state. It will be interesting to see what gains their party will make in the elections.

Here’s what exit polls say about Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland elections

Tripura

Axis MyIndia and News24: BJP+: 45-50, Left Front: 9-10

Newsx: BJP+: 35-45, Left Front: 14-23, Congress: 0

Nagaland

Axis MyIndia and News24:

Newsx: BJP+: 27-32; Congress: 0-2, NPF: 20-25

Meghalaya

Axis MyIndia and News24:

Newsx: BJP: 8-12, Congress: 13-17; NPP: 23-27

News X-Jan Ki Baat Exit polls predict the BJP will win 31-37 seats, BJP leader Ram Madhav tweeted earlier.

Over 67 per cent polling was recorded in Meghalaya assembly polls today. “Till 4 pm, over 67 per cent of the 18.09 lakh voters in the state cast their votes. Polling was peaceful,” Chief Election Officer F R Kharkongor had told PTI.

Around 75 per cent polling was recorded in Nagaland.

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