The BJP will be smiling going by the exit polls that were out at 5.30 pm on Thursday. Almost all exit polls have predicted a big win for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. In Punjab and Manipur, the Congress is ahead. Most pollsters gave the BJP 210 plus seats in Uttar Pradesh.
The exit poll results even prompted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav to say that he is ready for an alliance with the BSP to stop the BJP from coming to power.
In the states of Uttarakhand and Goa, the BJP is ahead according to the exit polls have predicted. The BSP has been routed in Uttar Pradesh, the exit polls predict. The Aam Admi Party according to some polls will be in a fight with the Congress in Punjab, while the BJP and Congress would fight it out in Uttarakhand and Goa.
Read what the pollsters had to say: