Bhopal, December 7: The exit poll results of assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be out this evening. News channels such as India Today/Aaj Tak, ABP News, Times Now, News24, along with agencies like CNX, Axis, CSDS and Chanakya might release their exit poll results for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018, fought mainly between the BJP and Congress, in a short while. The exit polls might predict the likely outcome. Catch live updates on Madhya Pradesh exit poll results by India Today-Axis, ABP-CSDS, Times Now-CNX, News24 and Chanakya.
Polling for 230 seats of the Madhya Pradesh assembly was held on November 28. Around 75 per cent voter turnout was recorded. As many as 2,899 candidates, including 1,094 independents, are in the fray for the 230 seats. While the Congress contested in 229 seats leaving one seat, Jatara in Tikamgarh district, for Sharad Yadav-led LJD. Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) are also in the fray. The BSP fielded 227 candidates and the SP contested 51 seats. Satta Matka Prediction Ahead of Exit Poll Results 2018: Congress May Win MP & Rajasthan, BJP to Retain Chhattisgarh, Says Matka.
While the BJP is contesting for a fourth consecutive term, the Congress is fighting hard to break the saffron party's monopoly over power for the last 15 years. In the 2013 assembly poll, of the total 230 seats, the BJP had won 165 seats, Congress 58, BSP four and independents three. The keenly-watched constituency will be Budhni, the home turf of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Congress has pitted former Union minister and former Madhya Pradesh Congress committee chief Arun Yadav against him.
Ahead of exit poll results, Satta Bazar has predicted a close fight between the BJP and Congress in Madhya Pradesh. As per the Matka market in Indore, Congress is likely to grab 116 to 118 seats in the 230-seat assembly. Notably, 116 seats are required to form the government. The BJP is projected to win 99 to 101 seats in the elections. Stay connected with to us to get instant updates on Madhya Pradesh exit poll results by India Today/Aaj Tak, ABP News, Times Now, News24 and Chanakya.