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India TV-CNX Exit Poll West Bengal: BJP makes great strides but Mamata likely to hold fort with 29 seats

India TV-CNX Exit Poll West Bengal: BJP is predicted to win 12 seats in what is its best ever performance in West Bengal but Mamata Banerjee's TMC is likley to win 29 seats out of total 42 Lok Sabha seats.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: May 19, 2019 21:04 IST
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west bengal election exit poll 2019:  Who will rule the roost in West Bengal?

The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set for its best-ever performance in West Bengal. BJP is likely to win 12 out of 42 seats, a gain of 10 seats, India TV-CNX Exit Poll has predicted. Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Party has managed to hold its fort and is likley to win 29 seats. 

Trinamool Congress is expected to maintain its political hold on West Bengal but the exit poll has revealed that Mamata Banerjee's party will lose some seats bringing its tally to 29 from 34 in Lok Sabha Election 2014.

However, the Left Front and Congress are turning out to be big losers in West Bengal. It is highly unlikley that the Left Front will open its account. India TV-CNX Exit Poll has predicted a solitary seat for the Congress party. 

West Bengal: Voter share as predicted by India TV-CNX Exit Poll

Vote share:

Party % CNX Survey Results 2014 Swing of Votes
BJP 32.71 17.02 +15.69
AITMC 42.91 39.79 +3.12
Left Front 16.10 29.95 -13.85
Congress 05.17 09.69 -4.52
Others 03.11 03.55 -0.44
       

 

India TV-CNX Exit Poll seat prediction for West Bengal

Party  CNX Survey Results 2014  Change in Position 
BJP 12 02 +10
AITMC 29 34 -05
Left Front 00 02 -02
Congress 01 04 -03
Total 42 42  

West Bengal is currently ruled by Trinamool Congress.

India TV-CNX Exit Poll is based on surveys conducted in 542 out of 543 Lok Sabha seats in the country. The sample for the survey was drawn using a multi stage Stratified Random Sampling Technique. CNX, a Delhi based research & Survey Company, conducted a post-poll survey for India TV. The findings of the survey reported here are based on an Exit poll survey conducted where polling was held in seven phases. The survey team visited the randomly selected polling station going deep into by-lanes and meeting people from all walks of life.

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