Lok Sabha exit polls: BJP tsunami in Hindi heartland

The Congress failed to repeat the 2018 assembly polls win in the LS elections

INDIA-ELECTION/DEBATE [File] Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an election campaign rally

According to exit polls, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the swept the Hindi heartland by cornering the Congress to a very few pockets in the five states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Chhattisgarh.

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The Congress, which had won the assembly elections in 2018 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, failed to consolidate the gains made and translate it into electoral gains in the Lok Sabha polls, as we go by the exit polls. The exit poll data shows that Narendra Modi still reigns the Hindi heartland and the Modi wave has once again worked for the BJP.


  BJP+  Congress+   Others
India Today 23-25    0-2 0
Chanakya 25(±3) 0(±3) 0
Times Now-VMR 21 0


  BJP+ Congress+ Others
India Today 7-8 3-4 0
Chanakya  9(±2) 2(±2) 0
Times Now-VMR 7 4 0


Madhya Pradesh

  BJP+ Congress+ Others
India Today 26-28 1-3 0
Chanakya 27(±2) 2(±2)  0
Times Now-VMR 24 5 0


Uttar Pradesh

  BJP+ Congress+ Others
India Today 62-68 1-2 10-16
Chanakya 65(±8) 2(±2) 13((±6)
Times Now-VMR 58 2 20



  BJP+ Congress+ Others
India Today 38-40 0-2 0
Chanakya 32(±4) 8(±4) 0
Times Now-VMR 30 10 0