Reportedly the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be set to win with a bigger mandate this time in maharashtra and haryana, exit polls predicted, where both maharashtra and haryana assembly elections were held on Monday. Perhaps the exit polls predict nothing but a cakewalk for the BJP, which had brought the issue of abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and national security at the centre of its campaign, in both maharashtra and haryana and in haryana, the BJP win was predicted to be even more dominant.
As per report exit poll projected the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to win between 166 and 194 seats in the 288 member maharashtra Assembly while the Congress-NCP alliance is predicted to win between 72 and 90 seats. Presently However, this time the BJP is set to win 109-124 seats on its own and Shiv Sena between 57 and 70, the exit poll predicted.
Meanwhile as per prediction BJP a near majority on its own by predicting a whopping 142 seats for the saffron party and 102 for its ally Shiv Sena and the Congress and the NCP would bag 17 and 22 seats respectively. Moreover in haryana the BJP is set to win with an even bigger mandate this time while the Congress's electoral misery will continue in Haryana. Perhaps the Times Now survey gave the BJP and the Congress 71 and 11 seats, the CNN-IPSOS projected 75 and 10 seats for BJP and Congress respectively, TV9-Bharatvarsh gave the BJP and Congress 47 and 23 seats.