New Delhi, Nov 21 IANS | 9 months ago

The BJP is likely to make a comeback in Rajasthan by winning 105 of the total 200 seats, said a survey done by ABP News-Dainik Bhaskar-Nielsen Thursday.


According to the survey, 50 percent of the respondents felt the Congress government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot should not get another chance.

Around 56 percent felt that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former chief minister Vasundhra Raje is the most suitable candidate as the next chief minister.

Rajasthan will go to polls Dec 1. Result will be out Dec 8.

The BJP is likely to get a vote share of 37 percent while the ruling Congress will get 75 seats with a vote share of 33 percent, said the survey.

The survey indicates gains for BJP in the Mewar region, which has 35 seats.

The BJP is likely to get 24 seats in Mewar as compared to 9 seats in 2008 assembly polls, while the Congress is likely to get around 10 seats as compared to 24 seats in 2008, it said.

Inflation, poor employment opportunities and corruption were key reasons for people to move away from Congress to BJP, said the survey while noting that crisis of drinking water is the top most problem in the constituencies.

The opinion poll was conducted with 17,881 respondents.

(Posted on 21-11-2013)