As the last and seventh phase of 2019 Lok Sabha polls came to an end on Sunday, voters were eagerly awaiting exit poll results as anxiety grows days ahead of the crucial May 23 verdict. As per the News Nation Exit Poll Survey, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao-led TRS is likely to gain 47 per cent vote share in Telangana followed by the Congress and the BJP, which are predicted to bag 29 per cent and 12 per cent of the total votes respectively. As far as the seat share is concerned, the TRS is projected to win 15-17 seats in Telangana while both the BJP and Congress will not be able to open their accounts in the Southern state. Talking about the National Exit Poll, conducted by News Nation, the BJP-led NDA will sail past the magic figure winning 282-290 seats, while UPA may get 118-126 seats.
TV channels have started airing the exit poll results from 6:30 pm as the Election Commission (EC) has mandated a half an hour gap to telecast the data following the conclusion of the mammoth Lok Sabha polls at 6 pm today. The exit polls, conducted by News Nation are based on responses of around 40,000 people who have cast their votes in their respective constituencies in the Southern state.
Telangana, which went to polls in the first phase of General Elections on April 11, recorded 62.69 percent turnout across its 17 Lok Sabha constituencies, where former Union minister Renuka Chowdhury and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi are among prominent candidates in the fray.
The seven phase Lok Sabha elections in 543 parliamentary constituencies has taken place on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19. The counting of votes for all phases will be taken up on May 23.
Here are the Highlights on Telangana Lok Sabha Elections Exit Poll 2019 LIVE:
8:53 pm: Telangana Lok Sabha Seat Projection: BJP 1 ± 1 Seats, TRS 14 ± 2 Seats, Congress 1 ± 1 Seats, Others 1 ± 1 Seats, according to Chanakya Exit Poll Results 2019.
06:57 pm: News Nation Exit Poll predicts that the BJP-led NDA will sail past the magic figure winning 282-290 seats, while UPA may get 118-126 seats.
06:50 pm: As far as the seat share is concerned, the TRS is projected to get 15-17 seats in Telangana while both the BJP and the Congress will not be able to open their accounts in the state.
06:46 pm: As per the News Nation Exit Poll survey, the BJP will gain 12% vote share in Telangana while the Congress and the TRS are predicted to bag 29% and 47% of the total votes respectively.
06:40 pm: According to News Nation Exit Poll Survey, the BJP-led NDA will sail past the magic figure winning 282-290 seats, while UPA may get 118-126 seats in Lok Sabha elections 2019.
06:34 pm: A total of 443 candidates were in the fray in the state which has over 2.97 crore eligible voters.
06:32 pm: Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency, where 185 candidates, including more than 170 farmers are in the fray, registered 68.33 percent polling.
06:30 pm: In 2019, Khammam recorded the highest percentage at 75.28, while Hyderabad, from where Owaisi is seeking re-election, registered 44.75 percent.
06:20 pm: In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the TRS had bagged 11 seats while the Congress won two and the TDP, the YSR Congress, the BJP and the MIM got one each.