4 out of 7 exit polls predict BJP winning in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

Elections in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat have finally come to an end with the second phase of voting in Gujarat. With this, the exit polls have also started to surface and initial trends show BJP winning both the poll bound states of Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.

According to the data we have till now, BJP is comfortably getting over 100 seats in Gujarat. The 182 member assembly needs 92 MLAs for majority. In case of Himachal Pradesh, the party winning 35 seats will form the government. Exit polls are largely suggesting BJP winning over 50 seats out of the total 68.

Himachal Pradesh Exit Polls

  • Times Now-VMR exit poll suggests BJP getting 51 seats and Congress limiting to 17 seats in the 68 member assembly. Congress had earlier held government in the state with Virbhadra Singh being the chief minister.
  • India Today-Axis suggests BJP winning 47-55 seats in Himachal, whereas, Congress touching a possible high of 20 seats.
  • Sahara Samay-CNX has also predicted BJP winning 42-52 seats in the hill state, whereas, Congress will get 18-24 seats.

Gujarat Exit Polls

  • India Today–Axis polls suggest BJP winning 99-113 seats in Gujarat, whereas, Congress will win 62-84 seats in the state.