Exit polls vs actual polls
Exit polls vs actual polls: See who got it right
The BJP won Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and the Congress will come to power in Punjab.
In the five election results today, the BJP looks set to take control of the politically crucial Hindi heartland state of Uttar Pradesh and the neighbouring hill state of Uttarakhand while the Congress will make a return to power in Punjab after a gap of ten years under the leadership of Amarinder Singh. In Goa and Manipur, however, both the national parties have not been able to go past the half-way mark on their own and will have to seek support of Independents and other regional parties.
But how much do the results differ from what the pollsters had predicted just after voting got over. Let’s take a look: