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Survey gives 227 seats to NDA, predicts huge loss for Congress in Lok Sabha polls

Thursday, 13 February 2014 - 10:51pm IST | Agency: PTI

BJP-led NDA is projected to get 227 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, while Congress will be reduced to 84 seats, according to an opinion poll.

The survey, conducted by India TV, Times Now and CVoter, also projects a worst-ever performance by Congress-led UPA, better show by regional parties like YSR Congress, Trinamool Congress and AIADMK and emergence of Aam Aadmi Party.

According to the projection, BJP alone will get 202 seats out of a total 543 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress is projected to get only 84 seats--117 less than 2009 seat position in the Lower House.

While the poll projects 217-237 Lok Sabha seats to BJP-led NDA, it gives only 91-111 seats to Congress-led UPA.

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is projected to get 7 seats in its maiden electoral battle.

The survey shows Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress getting 24 Lok Sabha seats-five more than the 2009 position.

Jayalalithaa's AIADMK is projected to be emerged as the top non-UPA, non-NDA party with 27 seats. The party's current strength in the Lok Sabha is 9.

Left Front is also projected to improve its position from present 24 seats to 27 seats.

The poll says Samajwadi Party is projected to get 20 seats--three less than the current strength in the Lower House.

Mayawati's BSP is projected to retain its 2009 strength-- 21 seats--in the 16th Lok Sabha. The survey gives 13 seats to YSR Congress headed by Jaganmohan Reddy.

The possible Third alternative consisting of 16 parties including Left Front and AIADMK is projected to get 128 seats.

The possible Fourth Front consisting of 15 regional forces including Trinamool Congress, BSP, TRS and YSR Congress is projected to get 87 Lok Sabha seats.

According to a release, the Cvoter study based on national representative sample of 14142 randomly selected respondents across all 28 states, during January 15 to February 8, this year. 


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