Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to lead the state for the third successive term, with an increased number of seats, says the opinion poll conducted by ABP News and AC Nielsen in October.
The opinion poll conducted all over Gujarat has projected 124 seats for the BJP, seven more than the 117 it won in the 2007 assembly election.
While the opinion poll brings cheers to the BJP and its supremo in Gujarat, Narendra Modi, it scales down the share of Congress seats to just 51. That is eight short of the 59 seats the party won in the last assembly elections.
The opinion poll was conducted across 91 assembly constituencies in October.
Among the respondents were 16,384 common voters, while 910 opinion leaders were also interviewed.
The complete field work was carried out in the Oct 16-29, 2012, period.
While the BJP would get more seats, its share of votes would go down compared to 2007 assembly elections when the party had polled 49.12 percent votes. This time, the BJP would get 47 percent votes, the opinion poll has projected… Read More