One exit poll conducted by ‘Today’s Chanakya’, however, gave a clear majority for BJP in both Maharashtra and Haryana. Maharashtra appears to be heading for a BJP government for the first time in the state’s history. According to CVoter exit poll telecast on Times Now and Zee News channels, BJP was projected to get 129 out of 288 seats. Its erstwhile ally Shiv Sena was projected to get 56 seats while Congress was predicted to bag 43, NCP 36, MNS 12 and others 12. For a majority, a party has to get 145 seats.
exit poll telecast on News24 channel gave BJP a clear majority with 151 seats while Shiv Sena was given 71. Congress was given 27 while NCP 28. MNS was projected to get 11. The same pollster projected clear majority for BJP in Haryana, giving it 52 of the 90 seats. INLD comes second with 23 seats, Congress 10 and others 5. In the outgoing assembly, Congress had 40 seats, BJP had only four, INLD 31 and HJC 6. Others had 9.
Counting of votes will take place on.