The ruling BJP party has headed for a landslide victory in the Assembly elections in Haryana, according to exit polls. Times Now exit poll gave BJP 71 seats and Congress 11 seats. According to the Republic TV exit poll, BJP will get between 52 and 63 seats while the Congress party is projected to win between 15 and 19 seats.
In News 18 exit polls, a total of 10,800 voters interviewed from 72 assembly constituencies in Maharashtra and 3,450 voters were interviews from 23 assembly constituencies in Haryana.
BJP party appears to be heading towards a landslide victory in Haryana also while BJP-Shiv Sena combine has tipped to win Maharashtra. In Haryana, on the other hand, the BJP led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has set an ambitious target of winning 75 seats out of 90.
Besides the two BJP-ruled states, assembly by-polls were also held in 51 seats and Lok Sabha by-elections in two constituencies across India. Maharashtra Assembly elections saw a voter turnout of around 63 per cent, almost matching the 63.38 per cent polling recorded in the last state elections in 2014.