Exit Polls haven’t helped much; Akalis headed for rout in Punjab: Yogendra Yadav

By: | Published: March 9, 2017 7:06 PM

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on Thursday slammed the Exit polls 2017 by saying "they haven't helped much".

Talking about Punjab, Yadav said, “All we know is Akalis headed for rout. But no idea if there was an AAP wave. Wait for 11th.”

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on Thursday slammed the Exit polls 2017 by saying “they haven’t helped much”. “It is best not to get excited and one should quietly wait for 11th. Happy and relieved not to be making a forecast,” he tweeted. Talking about Punjab, Yadav said, “All we know is Akalis headed for rout. But no idea if there was an AAP wave. Wait for 11th.”

According to Axis My India Exit poll, 42-51 seats will go to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party while Congress remains in a clear lead with 62-71 seats. Meanwhile, the BJP -SAD remains with 4-7 seats. Other candidates might win 0-2 seats. It also states that Congress may be coming to power in Punjab after 10 long years. “Both Akali & BJP appealed to people to vote for Congress as they don’t want us to come to power in Punjab”, says Raghav Chadha. According to the News18 Gramener Projections, the Aam Aadmi Party is predicted to win 57 seats. According to the Today’s Chanakya Exit Polls, the ruling SAD-BJP alliance, led by Prakash Singh Badal will win just 9 seats. Meanwhile, both the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party will be sharing 54 seats each.

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The battle in Punjab is between 3 major parties — the ruling BJP-SAD alliance, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party. After almost a month of polling in different phases, the voting finished on 8th March 2017 and we are just two days away from the counting of votes that will happen on March 11, 2017. This time Akhilesh Yadav joined hands with Congress to fight off Modi wave. On the other hand, Punjab is turning out to be an open battle between AAP, Congress and BJP.

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