BJP set for big win in Himachal: India Today-Axis My India opinion poll
The BJP is heading for a big victory in the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections 2017 according to an opinion poll conducted by India Today-Axis My India.
According to the poll, BJP will garner 43 to 47 of the total 68 seats in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly. The majority mark in the state is 35.
The Congress will bag 21 to 25 seats while others including independents will bag just two seats.
As far as the vote share is concerned, BJP, which looks poised to win the Himachal Pradesh elections, is likely to get 49 per cent.
Though the BJP appears to be winning the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh is still the most popular leader in hill state. Of all the people surveyed, 31 per cent felt that Singh should be the chief minister, the poll stated.
Singh was followed by Union Health Minister of the BJP JP Nadda (24 per cent), former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal of the BJP (16 per cent), former chief minister Shanta Kumar of the BJP (9 per cent) and BJP Himachal Pradesh president Satpal Singh Sati (2 per cent).