The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could be headed for a landslide victory in the Delhi municipal polls with two exit polls predicting the party finishing way ahead of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress with over 200 of the 270 wards where polling was held on Sunday.
According to the India Today-Axis exit poll, the BJP may bag anything between 202 and 220 seats, while the AAP and the Congress will score something around 23-35 and 19-31 respectively. The CVoter-ABP exit poll claimed the BJP was likely to sweep Delhi with 218 seats, limiting the AAP and the Congress to 24 and 22 seats respectively. The counting of votes will take place on 26 April.
Meanwhile, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari expressed joy at the exit poll results and said he was glad to see the findings, MCD victory due to PM Modi’s policies. Congress spokesperson Sharmishta Mukherjee has said that if these numbers are right, then we will definitely be worried, as reported by India Today.
According to ABP News-C Voter survey, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is most likely to win around 218 seats out of 272. The BJP is trailed by the Aam Aadmi Party with 24 seats, and the Congress with 22. Around eight seats were predicted for others. For East Delhi, the ABP News- C Voter survey predicted a BJP win with 47 followed by AAP with 9, the Congress with 6 and others with 2.
As for North Delhi, the ABP exit poll predicts a BJP momentum here as well with 88 seats, followed by AAP with 6, and the Congress with 7 seats. BJP is likely to sweep South Delhi as well as predicted by the survey with 83, AAP and Congress tie at 9.