NEW DELHI: Exit polls on Thursday predicted a victory for the ruling BJP in Gujarat, giving it a clear majority in the keenly-contested Assembly polls in the state.
Soon after voting ended in the second and final phase of the election, an exit poll gave the BJP 115 of the total 182 seats and the Congress 65.
Another exit poll gave the ruling dispensation 108 seats and 74 to the opposition Congress.
Today’s Chanakya which had got the 2014 projection right, gives a two-third majority to the BJP.
The Times Now-VMR Exit poll predicted 115 seats for the BJP, 64 for the Congress, and the remaining for other parties.
The Republic-C Voter Exit Poll gave the BJP 108 seats and the Congress, 74.
A poll on NDTV said the BJP would get 112 seats and the Congress 70.
The ABP-CSDS survey by ABP News predicted a BJP victory in 117 seats as against the Congress’s 64.
A party has to win 92 seats or more to form a government in the state.
In the 2012 Assembly polls in Gujarat, the BJP had won 115 seats, the Congress 61 and others, six.