A countrywide survey done by ABP News & AC Nielsen was aired on ABP News on 19th & 20th May’13 during Primetime (1900-2000 hrs). Some of the key highlights of the survey are as under:
In All India vote share, NDA leads with 206 seats as compared to 159 seats in the 2009 elections followed by others with 167 seats. UPA won the elections in 2009 with 262 seats; however the survey shows only 136 seats going to UPA while the Left will manage to get 34 seats.
NDA leads across all zones (North -67, East -49, and West 80) except for the South where Others get 75 seats followed by the UPA with 36 seats, Left with 13 seats and the NDA with 10 seats.
When asked about the most suited candidate to become the next Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi was the chosen one with 38% followed by Mr. Rahul Gandhi with 14% and Dr. Manmohan Singh with 13%.
Uttar Pradesh, which is one of the biggest constituency where Congress now has 21 Lok Sabha seats, if polls were held today, it will be reduced to only 6 seats.. Samajwadi Party will emerge the biggest party with 24 seats while Mayawati’s BSP will win 21 seats. BJP will win 23 seats, a handsome jump from its tally of 10 seats in 2009.
In Delhi, the ABP News-Nielsen survey shows that if polls are held today, UPA will lose 5 of the 7 seats. In 2009, Congress had won all 7 seats. BJP will gain all the five seats that Congress will lose.
Refer the grid below to see the summary of the forecast.