ABP News Exit Poll predicted a setback for Shivraj Singh Chouhan led Bhartiya Janta Party in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls 2018. While Congress set to back in power in the state after 2003. According to the Exit poll conducted by the TV Channel, Congress is set to win 126 seats in the 230 member assembly while the incumbent BJP is likely to secure 94 seats. The remaining 10 seats will be gain by ‘others’.
Indian National Congress according to the poll is emerging as the largest party with 43% whereas the incumbent party BJP is likely to secure 40 percent of the votes. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) gain 5 percent of the vote share according to the exit poll.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections saw opposition pitching to attract voters on many issues including farmer distress in the state. Development, corruption, and poverty were also important issues in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections.
The Survey predicted huge anti-incumbency against the incumbent BJP government.
Many Opinion Polls had suggested that competition between the two going to the wire.
The State witness high voltage electioneering with heavyweights from both the major parties. Voting in the state was held on November 28 across all 230 seats.