New Delhi, May 13: With just one phase of polling left, satta bazar (betting market) is abuzz with predictions about the result of Lok Sabha elections 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) remains favourite of those who play Matka game. According to satta bazars (betting markets) in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, the BJP is likely to win over 240 seats, whereas the Congress may halt at just 80.

Bookies in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch satta bazaar are of the view that the BJP has strong chances of winning 247-250 seats. The Congress may bag 77-79, they say. According to Rajasthan's famous Phalodi satta bazaar, the BJP can alone win 240-245 seats, while the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to touch 320-325, reported News18. Bookies also say Congress won't be able to repeat its Rajasthan Assembly polls performance. Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Predictions by Satta Bazar: BJP to Win 240 Seats Despite Major Loss in Uttar Pradesh.

The Phalodi satta bazar predicts 21-22 seats for the BJP and 3-4 for the Congress in Rajasthan. The betting market in Gujarat's Surat forecast 246-248 seats in favour of BJP. Bookies say the Congress would be at a distant second with 78-80 seats. We at LatestLY doesn't support betting and these numbers are based on speculations in the betting market. Earlier, satta bazar in Hapur predicted that PM Narendra Modi is likely to be in a weaker position compared to 2014.

Hapur Satta Bazar has predicted a major loss for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh where it had bagged 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls. Predicting 240 seats for the BJP, bookies have said that the saffron party would retain power with the help of its alliance partners. Bookies in Madhya Pradesh have projected 246-249 seats for the BJP, adding that the Congress party may bag 76-78.

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