Jammu and Kashmir’s political temperature suddenly went up on Wednesday after Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolved the state assembly amid contrasting claims on government formation from PDP-NC-Congress combine and BJP-backed Sajad Lone who heads Peoples’ Conference.
The dissolution of the assembly has paved the way for fresh elections in the state. Many political parties have said that they would prefer assembly elections to be held along with 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Read Also | Jammu and Kashmir Opinion Poll: Major losses predicted for PDP, Congress in Assembly polls; massive gain for NC
What if elections were held today in Jammu and Kashmir? Who will form the next government in the state? Will BJP-PC alliance form the next government? Can NC, PDP, Congress form the government on their own? Can PDP-NC-Congress combine, if it materialises, cross the halfway mark in the state Assembly.
Highlights of Jammu and Kashmir Opinion Poll:
6:40 pm: In Assembly elections, BJP may lose 2 seats while in Lok Sabha polls, party may lose 1 seat
6:35 pm: In Assembly elections, Congress may lose 5 seats while in Lok Sabha polls, party may gain 1 seat
6:32 pm: In Assembly elections, PDP may lose 12 seats while in Lok Sabha polls, party may gain 2 seats
6:30 pm: In Assembly elections, NC may gain 16 seats while in Lok Sabha polls, party may lose 2 seats
6:20 pm: If Lok Sabha polls are held today, NC may win 2 seats (no seat in 2014), BJP 2 (down from 3), Congress 1 (no seat in 2014), PDP 1 (down from 3 )
6:18 pm: PDP may win 16 seats (down from 28 in 2014), Congress 07 (down from 12), BJP 23 (down from 25) and NC 31 seats (Up from 15)
6:15 pm: Major losses predcited for PDP, Congress in Assembly polls; massive gain for NC
6:00 pm: If poll takes place today, National Conference (NC) to gain two seats compared to the last election