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Modi set to sweep Gujarat; No Congress revival: Poll

Last updated on: November 24, 2012 19:09 IST

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Bharatiya Janata Party and Narendra Modi look set for a comfortable victory in Gujarat, winning even more seats than last time, an opinion poll has revealed

In the opinion poll conducted by ABP News-Nielsen for the upcoming state elections in December, the BJP is projected to win a massive 124 seats in the 184-member assembly.

In 2007, BJP had won 117 seats.

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The opinion poll, conducted across 91 assembly constituencies, highlighted that the Congress party's fortunes were far from any revival.

The poll showed the Congress slumping to only 51 seats, down from its 2007 tally of 59 seats.

Keshubhai Patel's newly-formed outfit Gurajat Parivartan Party will get only three seats, the poll indicates.

Independent and others get four seats, including two seats to the Nationalist Congress Party.

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Among the regions, the poll predicts, the BJP is winning 39 seats in Saurashtra-Kutch out the 54 seats there. The Congress is expected to get only 11 seats.

In central Gujarat, which has 40 seats, the BJP could get 20 while the Congress could finish closer at 18. 

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North Gujarat has 53 seats and the ABP News-Nielsen poll shows the BJP winning 39 and the Congress getting 14.

BJP also seems set to sweep South Gujarat, winning 26 of the 35 seats there. The Congress is shown to get only 8.

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Modi's robust leadership makes him a majority choice (53%) to lead the BJP at the centre for the 2014 general elections.

Majority (53%) respondents felt that Modi should shift from Gujarat and move to national politics. Among urban respondents, 62 per cent feel so.

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Photographs: Courtesy Narendramodi.in
Tags: BJP , Modi , Congress , Gujarat

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Arvind Kejriwal's foray into politics has not caught the imagination of many people, the poll revealed.

Only 15 per cent respondents agreed that they would support Kejriwal and would vote against the party that he campaigns against.

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Anna Hazare too seems to have little impact on voters in Gujarat.

Only 19 per cent respondents agreed that they would vote against party for which Anna campaigns against.




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