New Delhi, October 8: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is facing 15 years of incumbency in Chhattisgarh, is predicted to win yet another term by the latest opinion released by Times Now. As per the survey, the third front of Mayawati's BSP and Ajit Jogi's JCC will dent into the Congress' vote share, leading to another electoral setback for the grand old party.
The pre-poll survey is likely to boost the BJP's campaign in Chhattisgarh, where Chief Minister Raman Singh is seeking another term as the CM. It is also gives credence to analysts' claim that the third front, led by Jogi and Mayawati, will leave a considerable mark in the upcoming elections. Full Schedule of Chhattisgarh Assembly Polls 2018.
Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018: Here is What the Times Now Opinion Poll Predicts
In the 90-member Chhattisgarh assembly, 45-seat is the halfway mark. In the last assembly polls, the BJP had won 49 seats with a vote share of 41 per cent. The Congress was restricted to 39 constituencies with 40.03% vote share. Among others, the BSP had won 2 seats. ABP News Opinion Poll Predicts Congress' Victory in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh.
The opinion poll comes a couple of days after the ABP-CVoter survey predicted the Congress to trounce the BJP in Chhattisgarh. As per the ABP-CVoter opinion poll, the Congress would win 47 seats in the state, whereas, the BJP would be reduced to 40.