Poll Surveys Predict Landslide For Mamata

New Delhi, May 11: Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance is set to sweep the assembly elections in West Bengal, according to post-poll projections on television channels, while it was a mixed verdict in other states.While CNN-IBN-CSDS survey
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PTI 11 May 2011, 05:17 PM IST

New Delhi, May 11: Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance is set to sweep the assembly elections in West Bengal, according to post-poll projections on television channels, while it was a mixed verdict in other states.

While CNN-IBN-CSDS survey projects an edge for AIADMK-led alliance in Tamil Nadu, Headlines Today predicted a close race in the state between AIADMK and DMK-led combinations.

Similarly in Kerala, CNN-IBN survey says the Left Democratic Front (LDF) is placed marginally ahead but verdict too close to call, while Headlines Today gave the Congress-led UDF a clear majority.

Assam is likely to give Congress a third time in power, according to CNN-IBN while it could be a hung verdict in prediction made by Headlines Today.

According to research agency C-VOTER exit poll, the TMC alliance to win a mammoth victory in West Bengal, AIADMK to get a good majority in Tamil Nadu, hung verdict in Assam and clear victory for Congress in Kerala In the 294-member assembly in West Bengal CNN-IBN survey gives Trinamool Congress alliance 222 to 234 seats. It suggests that the Left Front government is heading for its worst-ever performance in three decades with the Front set to get only between 60 and 72 seats.

In the 2006 elections, the Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance had only 40 seats while the Left parties had more than 230 seats.

Headlines Today has predicted 210-220 seats for TMC alliance, while for the Left it gives 65 to 70 seats.

The C-VOTER survey gives TMC alliance 227-235 seats, while for the Left Front it gives between 48 and 56 seats.

In Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN survey gives AIADMK alliance a seat projection of 120 to 132 seats and for DMK alliance between 102 and 114 seats.

The Headlines Today survey projects the DMK front to get between 115 to 130 seats, while for AIADMK alliance it is between 105 and 120 seats.

The C-VOTER survey gives AIADMK alliance 168 to 176 seats and 54 to 62 seats for DMK alliance.

In the last elections, the DMK alliance had 163 seats in the 234-member assembly while the AIADMK alliance had 69.

In the other Left-ruled state of Kerala, CNN-IBN has given the CPM-led front 69 to 77 seats in the 140-member assembly, while the Congress-led UDF is likely to get 63 and 71 seats.

Headlines Today projects a clear majority for the UDF with 85 to 92 seats and 45 to 52 for LDF.

C-VOTER gives UDF between 83 and 91 seats and LDF between 49 and 57 seats.

In the last elections, the LDF had 91 seats while the UDF 38.

Tarun Gogoi is set to return as Chief Minister in Assam in the CNN-IBN survey with a tally of 64 to 72 seats in the 126-member assembly, an improvement over last elections by over 10 seats.

Headlines Today puts the Congress number in Assam at between 41 and 47, while AGP is projected to get between 31 and 35 seats. BJP is expected to get 16 to 18 seats, while AUDF may get between 13 and 15 seats.

C-VOTER projects Congress tally between 41 and 45, Bodo Peoples Front between seven and 11, AUDF 11-15, AGP 31-35 and BJP 14-18.

In the last elections, Congress had 53, AGP 24, BJP 10, AUDF 10 and ASDC 10. PTI

 
   
 

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