Jharkhand Exit Poll Results 2019 Highlights: India Today-Axis My India poll predicts majority for Congress-JMM

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Updated: December 23, 2019 10:44:05 am

Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha Exit Poll Result 2019 Highlights: The BJP is expected to cede ground to JMM-Congress alliance according to exit polls.

JMM-led opposition coalition’s chief ministerial candidate Hemant Soren. (File Photo)

The alliance between Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Congress and Rashtriya Janata Dal is expected to storm to power in Jharkhand, according to the India Today-Axis My India exit poll. The exit poll has predicted 38-50 seats for the JMM-Congress alliance. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to lose ground and get 22-32 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand assembly.

The IANS-CVoter-ABP exit poll predicted a hung verdict in the state. The poll predicted that the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance would win 31-39 seats, falling short of the majority mark of 41. The Bharatiya Janata Party is predicted to win 28-36 seats. The AJSU are expected to get 3-7 seats while Former CM Babulal Marandi’s JVM are tipped to get 1-4 seats. With neither BJP, nor JMM getting a clear majority, these smaller parties will play a key role in government formation, according to the CVoter exit poll.

The fifth and final phase of marathon Jharkhand Assembly elections concluded today, and all eyes are now on December 23 when the results will be announced. Polling for 81-seat Jharkhand Assembly was spread across five phases. The ruling BJP is pitted against the Congress, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) alliance. Former CM Babulal Marandi’s Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik), which fielded candidates on all 81 seats. One of the most interesting battles in these elections is on Jamshedpur (East) seat where CM Raghubar Das is up against his former cabinet colleague Saryu Rai who contested as an independent candidate after the BJP denied him a ticket. Congress’ Gaurabh Vallabh is the other prominent candidate from the seat.

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Jharkhand Exit Poll Results 2019 Highlights: Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha Exit Poll

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    19:35 (IST)20 Dec 2019
    India Today-Axis My India poll predicts majority for Congress-JMM

    The exit poll by India Today-Axis My India has predicted that the JMM-Congress alliance would win 38-50 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand assembly. The BJP is tipped to win 22-32 seats.

    19:33 (IST)20 Dec 2019
    Smaller parties to play a key role

    According to the IANS-CVoter-ABP exit poll, the AJSU are expected to get 3-7 seats while Former CM Babulal Marandi's JVM are tipped to get 1-4 seats. With neither BJP, nor JMM getting a clear majority, these smaller parties will play a key role in government formation.

    19:27 (IST)20 Dec 2019
    CVoter predicts 28-36 seats for BJP

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is predicted to win 28-36 seats in the Jharkhand assembly elections, according to CVoter. With the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance predicted to get 35 seats, CVoter predicts a hung assembly in the state.

    19:22 (IST)20 Dec 2019
    CVoter predicts Hung verdict in Jharkhand

    The CVoter has predicted that the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance would win 31-39 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand assembly. The majority mark is 41.

    Jharkhand Exit Poll Results 2019, Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha Exit Poll 2019 Jharkhand Assembly elections were held in five phases. (Photo/ANI)In 2014 elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party had won 37, All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) 5, JMM 19 and Congress 6. The JVM (P) won 8 seats, however, later six of its MLAs had joined the BJP. Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal failed to win even a single seat.
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