Opinion Poll: BJP leads race with 4 seats in Delhi, AAP to open its account in 2019 (File Photo)
The recent defeats of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the hands of the Congress in its traditional strongholds such as Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh may not affect the former's performance in Delhi in the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019, according to News Nation Opinion Poll. As per the poll survey, conducted by our team, the BJP is likely to get 35 per cent of vote share whereas the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) might end up getting 33 per cent of the share. The Congress is expected to get 19 per cent of vote share in the crucial Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
As far as the seat share is concerned, the BJP is projected to get 4 seats followed by the AAP, which may bag only 3 seats in 2019. The survey also predicts that the Congress will not be able to manage a single seat in the national capital.
Going by the national poll survey, conducted by News Nation, NDA is expected to win 270 seats, falling short of the majority mark of 272. On the other hand, UPA is likely to bag 134 seats, while others may get 139 seats.
#ElectionsWithNewsNation | According to #NNOpinionPoll, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is just two seats short of majority in the Lok Sabha— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) March 11, 2019
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In a thumping performance, the BJP had in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections emerged victorious in all seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Delhi by a margin of more than one lakh votes as the party's vote share neared the 50 per cent mark.
The difference in vote between the victorious BJP candidate and Congress was at its highest at 4,72,392 votes in North West constituency. The difference in votes between the AAP and Congress was also at its highest at 365,590 in North West Delhi.
Like in assembly polls, the fledgeling Aam Aadmi Party emerged as the second largest party in the Lok Sabha polls though it could not win a single seat. In the assembly polls, the Congress had secured a vote share of 24.55 which came down to 15.1 per cent in the Lok Sabha election.
The BJP had secured 33.07 per cent vote share in the assembly polls which increased to 46.1 per cent in the Lok Sabha polls. The AAP's vote share also increased to 32.9 per cent from 29.49 per cent in the assembly polls.
Results of the opinion poll has been released following the announcement of the Lok Sabha polls schedule on Sunday. While General Elections 2019 will take place in 7 phases between April 11 and May 19, the Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim will also be held simultaneously in April-May 2019.