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Exit polls: BJP ahead in Manipur, Goa; close fight with Congress in Uttarakhand

The Congress could lose power in Manipur and face a tough fight from the BJP in Uttarakhand, exit polls predicted on Thursday, with the Aam Aadmi Party unlikely to make a mark in its debut outing in Goa.

assembly elections Updated: Mar 09, 2017 23:09 IST
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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat addresses a press conference in Dehradun.
Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat addresses a press conference in Dehradun.(PTI File)

The Congress could lose power in Manipur and face a tough fight from the BJP in Uttarakhand, exit polls predicted on Thursday, with the Aam Aadmi Party unlikely to make a mark in its debut outing in Goa.

An exit poll by India TV-CVoter for Goa gave between 15 and 21 seats to the BJP, 12 to 18 seats to the Congress and 0 to 4 seats to the Aam Aadmi Party. The Goa assembly has 40 seats and the halfway mark is 20. Official results are out on March 11.

For Full coverage of Uttarakhand assembly elections, click here.

The NewsX-MRC poll gave 15 seats to the BJP, 10 to the Congress and seven to the debutant AAP.

In Uttarakhand, the India TV-CVoter exit poll gave between 29 and 35 seats to the Congress and the BJP each. The hill state has an assembly strength of 70 and is ruled by the Congress.

For full coverage of Goa assembly elections, click here.

In Manipur, the India TV-CVoter exit poll gave the BJP between 25 and 31 seats, the Congress between 17 and 23 seats and others between nine and 13 seats. The state has 60 seats.

Exit polls have frequently gone wrong in the past, including in Bihar and Delhi in 2015.

For our full coverage of Manipur assembly elections, click here.