With 14 days to go for results, bookies back NDA & Narendra Modi

Bangalore, May 2: With just 14 days left for the Lok Sabha election results to come out, the betting world has already begun to back Narendra Modi and punter in Mumbai have predicted 317 seats for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and a clear victory for Modi over his rival Rahul Gandhi, an IBN report said. The current rate of Modi is 48 paise, Rahul Gandhi 60 paise and Arvind Kejriwal Rs 11.50, said sources in the betting world.

The bookies have also given 85 seats to the NDA in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, which send the most number of MPs to the Lok Sabha. The bookies have also given 18 seats to the NDA in Karnataka and eight seats in Tamil Nadu. The BJP-led alliance is also set to sweep Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the punters feel.

Narendra Modi is ahead of Rahul Gandhi & Arvind Kejriwal, said bookies

For the Congress, the consolation prize is Priyanka Gandhi, who has a rate of 12 paise.

The bookies have also kept a close eye on the ongoing Indian Premier League and in Indore, the third biggest bookie market after Mumbai and Delhi, defending champions Mumbai Indians are still the safest pick despite a dismal beginning in this year's edition.

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