Uttar Pradesh’s elections will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7 this year. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.
Uttar Pradesh will see a total of 403 Legislative Assembly seats go to the polls. The total number of polling places in the state will be 1,74,351 and approximately more than 15 million voters will be eligible to vote in this election.
Meanwhile, the opinion polls for the polls are out and the results of the opinion polls are as follows:
Times Now-Veto Opinion Poll
According to the poll, the BJP and its alliance partners are expected to win around 212-231 Assembly segments, the Samajwadi Party-led alliance is expected to win 147-158 constituencies, the BSP may manage 10-16, the Congress 9 -15, the others 2 -5.
ABP News-C Voter Opinion Poll
Results of pre-election opinion poll conducted by ABP News-C Vote in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the BJP won 312 seats, the SP 47 seats and the BSP 19 seats.
Zee Opinion Poll
The opinion poll shows that the BJP+ is likely to win between 245 and 267 seats and the SP+ might win 125 to 148 seats.
Mayawati’s BSP could win between 5 and 9 seats and the Congress would have to settle for only 3 to 7 seats. Others can get 2 to 6 places.
Indian television opinion poll
According to the poll, BJP is likely to win 242-244 seats, SP may get 148-150 seats, BSP may be limited to 4-6, Congress is likely to end in 3-5 seats and others may win between 1 and 3 places.
Opinion poll REPUBLIC-P MARQ
Results of pre-election opinion poll conducted by Republic-P Marq in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the BJP won 312 seats, the SP 47 seats and the BSP 19 seats.
In the meantime, after its ally Samajwadi Party, it is the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) which asked the electoral commission to ban opinion polls which attempt to influence voters.
RLD National Secretary Anil Dubey recently met with the state Chief Electoral Officer and submitted a memorandum in this regard.
Previously, the Samajwadi party had also approached the Electoral Commission to demand a ban on opinion polls.
(With agency contributions)
Posted: Wednesday February 2nd 2022, 03:20 IST