Mumbai sources stated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena are set to retain power in maharashtra, bagging 141 and 102 seats respectively, according to the News18-IPSOS exit poll result that was released at 6.30 pm on Monday, half an hour after voting in the Assembly election concluded in the state.
Meanwhile the BJP is expected to win 43 seats in Vidarbha and 22 and 26
seats in Marathwada and western Maharashtra
Moreover the congress is expected to win in 17 seats, NCP will emerge victorious in 22 seats. Both the allies are expecting to perform their best in western maharashtra, where congress will bag 7 seats and NCP 15. Perhaps Asaduddin Owaisi’s All india Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will win in one seat in the north maharashtra region. 29 percent of the total votes in maharashtra are likely have been polled in favor of the BJP, while Shiv Sena is expected to have taken 23 percent of vote share.