Delhi Elections 2013: BJP to Gain Maximum Assembly Seats as per 4 Exit Polls

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By Karuna Chandwani | December 7, 2013 8:57 PM EST

As per four election surveys, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win maximum number of assembly seats in the three pronged battle for national capital New Delhi on Sunday.

According to the exit poll conducted by marketing research company AC Nielsen, BJP is projected to form Delhi government with 37 seats. The poll says 16 seats will be bagged by Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will win 15 seats.

The C-voter exit poll also predicted that BJP would be elected as the single largest party with 31 seats and the ruling Congress seats will be reduced to 20 from the current 43 seats. The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP is expected to win 15 seats in the 70-member assembly.

Among other, the India Today-ORG poll predicted a clear majority for the BJP will 41 seats. The poll predicted AAP to score just 6 seats and Congress to get 20 seats.

A CNN-IBN-CSDS-The Week survey said BJP is likely to win between 32 and 42 seats; Congress party to score between 9-17 seats and new entrant AAP notching 13-21 seats.

However, Today's Chanakya projected on Saturday that AAP will come out as the party with majority of seats at 31. The poll said that only 10 Congress candidates will gain electorate favour and 29 seats for the BJP.

A record 65.13 percent of 1.2 crore Delhiites voted on 4 December to choose their preferred candidates from a total of 809 competing for 70 seats.

As per a PTI report, a section of voters went for the unique opportunity to exercise 'None Of The Above Option' to reject all candidates contesting in a particular constituency.

An anonymous voter from Vikaspuri in West Delhi told the news agency, 'Constitution has guaranteed everyone to exercise their rights' and that the NOTA option should have been introduced long ago.

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