Gujarat: BJP set to win, but with reduced vote share

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A new survey has found that the BJP will win 113-121 seats in the Gujarat assembly elections. The survey predicts that the Congress would win 58-64 seats. The survey was conducted by the ABP-CSDS ahead of the polls.

Gujarat: BJP set to win, but with reduced vote share

According to the second round of the poll conducted in the last week of October, BJP's seat share is expected to decline sharply from the prediction made in August.

The second round of the poll conducted by ABP News-Lokniti-CSDS in the state said the BJP would secure 47 per cent of the votes, down from 59 per cent in August, and the Congress would getting 41 per cent votes, a gain of 12 per cent.

In the first round of its pre-election poll conducted in the first half of August, the BJP was ahead of the Congress by 30 per cent in terms of people's voting preference. However, the advantage has come down to 6 per cent.

In Saurashtra, the Congress and the BJP were found to be neck and neck at 42 per cent votes each and in North Gujarat, the Congress was ahead of the BJP by 7 per cent. Both these regions together account for 107 seats, which is well over half the seats in the 182-member Gujarat assembly.

You can check out the entire survey here: www.lokniti.org/pdf/Gujarat-Tracker-Round-2-Report.pdf

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