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West Bengal Opinion Poll: Mamata Banerjee likely to retain her hold, Modi-led BJP may gain seats in 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

In The Meantime, The Factor Which Is Creating A Lot Of Buzz All Over The State Is - Who Will Be The Top Choice For The Prime Minister In The State?

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 08 Feb 2019, 07:45:07 PM
Bengal Opinion Poll: Modi vs Didi - Who will win big in crucial Lok Sabha polls? (File Photo)

New Delhi:

With 2019 Lok Sabha Elections just around the corner, a red herring has just been drawn across the political scene in West Bengal. From the CBI-Kolkata Police face-off to the state government's repeated denials to the BJP's Rath Yatra and several other saffron rallies, West Bengal has become a Modi vs Mamata battle ground ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha polls later in the year. In the meantime, the factor which is creating a lot of buzz all over the state is - who will be the top choice for the prime minister in the state? Will Banerjee be able to retain her power in West Bengal or the political juggernaut of the Narendra Modi government will win big in the upcoming General Elections 2019.

Meanwhile, in a bid to gauge the voting intention in the state, News Nation travelled across all the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies all over the state and asked people several questions to find out who will have the better chance to steal the show in 2019.

As per the News Nation poll survey in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) is projected to get 31 seats where as the BJP and the Congress are likely to bag a total of 7 and 2 seats respectively. Left Front can get only 2 seats in Lok Sabha Elections 2019. As far as the vote share is concerned, the survey shows that the Trinamool Congress is likely to get 36 per cent votes, followed by the BJP (23%), Left Front (26%), and the Congress (7%).

When it comes to the most favourable prime ministerial candidate in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal chose Narendra Modi with 31 per cent votes. However, 17 per cent people in the state said they want Rahul Gandhi to run the country. Being asked about the most important issues in the state 19 per cent people voted for basic infrastructure, followed by Unemployment (17%), Inflation (12%), Naxalism (11%), Corruption (9%), Illegal migrants (7%), Stable government (5%), Communalism (4%) among others.

Here are the Highlights of News Nation Opinion Poll in West Bengal:

West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: While 36 per cent people in the state think that the 10 per cent quota law for the general category will benefit the BJP in 2019 elections, 36 per cent believe it won't.



West Bengal on Rahul Gandhi's 'Rafale' attack on Modi government: 43 per cent people in the state say the allegations of corruption in Rafale Deal levelled by the Congress president are serious while 40 per cent say accusations are baseless.



West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: Narendra Modi leads Rahul Gandhi BY 31%-17% margin for PM's post.



NN Opinion Poll LIVE: 51 per cent people in West Bengal say they are not satisfied with the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.



West Bengal Opinion Poll: 41 per cent people in the state say they are not satisfied with the performance of the Mamata Banerjee government in the state. However, 40 per cent people are still happy with the incumbent TMC government.



NN Opinion Poll LIVE: Being asked which party will better address their issues, 36 per cent chose Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress while 21 per cent say BJP is better suited to tackle their issues.



West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: According to 19% people of the state, basic infrastructure will be the main issue in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, followed by Unemployment (17%), Inflation (12%), Naxalism (11%), Corruption (9%), Illegal migrants (7%), Stable government (5%), Communalism (4%) among others.



West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: Trinamool Congress likely to lose 3 seats, BJP may gain 5 seats.

West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: Left Front can get only 2 seats in Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: BJP may get 7 seats, Congress can get only 2 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.



West Bengal Opinion Poll LIVE: Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to get 31 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress likely to get 36 per cent votes while the BJP has been relegated to the second spot with 23 per cent votes.



General Elections in West Bengal is crucial as this is the third biggest state in terms of Lok Sabha seats after Uttar Pradesh (80) and Maharashtra (48).

The most unexpected swing of the voters is being recorded against the Left Front, which managed to get only two seats.

While the Congress managed to get 4 parliamentary seats, the BJP gave its best ever performance by reaching to 2 seats, from 1 in 2009.

In 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) swept the state by bagging 34 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats.

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First Published : 08 Feb 2019, 05:55:52 PM

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