Modi Wave continues: NDA going to win by big Margin
NDA to win Bihar 2020 Assembly elections, BJP to bag maximum seats: ABP-CVoter opinion poll
The BJP-JD(U) collaboration is going to win a comfortable majority in Bihar with 147 seats in the 243-member assembly, according to an opinion poll released by Times Now-CVoter on Sunday.
The survey predicted that the BJP is likely to emerge as the single-largest party in the state with 77 seats while its ally JD(U) is projected to bag 66 seats. The other NDA allies are assumed to get 7 seats.
The Chirag-Paswan-led LJP is predicted to get 3 seats while other parties are projected to get 6, according to the survey.
According to the opinion poll, the RJD will get the highest vote share of 24.1% compared to 18.8% in 2015 while the BJP's 2020 vote share is projected to come down to 21.6% from 25% in 2015. The JD(U) will see a slight increase in its vote share and will claim 18.3% of the votes in 2020 compared to 17.3% in 2015, as per the opinion poll.
A party or an alliance needs 122 seats in the 243-seat assembly to secure a majority.
The Times Now-C-Voter opinion poll covered all of Bihar's assembly segments (243) and surveyed 30,678 people. The survey was conducted from October 1 to 23.
The Bihar legislative assembly election will be held in three phases from October 28 to November 7. The results will be announced on November 10.
The elections will be conducted amid the Covid-19 pandemic with the necessary guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India.
In the NDA, Janata Dal (United) will contest 115 seats, while the BJP has fielded candidates on 110 seats.
On the other hand, in the grand alliance, RJD will contest 144 seats and the Congress has fielded candidates on 70 seats.