POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 16, 2012 AT 23:35 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 16, 2012 23:35 IST

  Current Projected Projected Loss

Congress 205    
       
TMC 19    
DMK 18    
NCP 9    
RLD 5    
NC 3    
AIMM 1    
VCK 1    
IUML 2    
JMM 2    
KC 1    
Allies

61

   
UPA 266 130-140 120-130
Outside Support: RJD, SP, BSP 47    

BJP 114    
Allies: JDU, SS, SAD 35    
NDA 149 115-125 25-35

So will a rout for the UPA result in a cake-walk for the BJP-led NDA in 2014? Not quite, says the results of a survey by the Delhi-based Marketing and Development Research Associates (MDRA), as reported by Liz Mathew in the Mint:

"Delhi-based Marketing and Development Research Associates (MDRA), which studied its own by-monthly sample surveys and other recent surveys across the country, said as of July 2012, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would decline to 130-140 seats if there was an election now to the Lok Sabha, losing 120-130 seats from its present tally of 266 that excludes outside supporters.

"Similarly, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would see an erosion in its strength by about 25-35 seats, reducing the number to anywhere between 115 seats and 125 seats...

"MDRA also agreed with senior BJP leader L.K. Advani, who has recently written in his blog that the next Lok Sabha elections can throw up a non-Congress, non-BJP prime minister.

Read on at the Mint: Survey warns of an electoral rout of UPA, NDA in 2014

POSTED BY Buzz ON Aug 16, 2012 AT 23:35 IST ,  Edited At: Aug 16, 2012 23:35 IST
Follow us on Twitter for all updates, like us on Facebook for important and fun stuff
TRANSLATE INTO:


Post a Comment
Share your thoughts
You are not logged in, please log in or register
Must See
Daily Mail
Digression
4/D-140
Aug 20, 2012
07:52 PM

Not a bad picture. Chaos is better than organized destruction caused by UPA-2.

Mahesh
delhi, India
3/D-101
Aug 19, 2012
02:09 PM

HEY MEDIA, YOU KEEP YOUR GOOD WORK OF PUBLISHING FABRICATED OPINION POLLS .. WE CITIZENS WILL DO OUR GOOD WORK IN 2014..

THE LONG WAIT TO END THE UPA TYRANNY GOES ON...

Ramki
Delhi, India
2/D-145
Aug 17, 2012
07:37 PM

I think the survey is accurate as of date. What will happen during elections is a different issue.

Rakhal
Philadelphia, United States
1/D-127
Aug 17, 2012
06:31 PM

Thats a fabulous result!!! That reduces Congress to roughly 70 seats and the result is also indicating BJP as the largest party, lets say with 80-90 seats. Not bad....Any one ruling India is better than a Congress Government. Hell Pervez Musharaff cannot do a better job destroying India than the current UPA govt. Lets hope that momentum against the govt picks up more traction and Congress is reduced to single digit seats. It is quite possible this time around. Yes we can!!!

Srinivas
Lucknow, iNDIA
Order by
Order by
PhotosNewsBlogsLatest
Short Takes
click for more
recent tags
Amitabh Bachchan
Bachi Karkaria
Dilip Kumar
Levity
Movies
Rape
Sanskrit
Sexual Harassment & Misconduct
Swapan Dasgupta
Tarun Tejpal
Tehelka
Translation
Twitter
 
bloggers
A. Sanzgiri
Boria Majumdar
Buzz
Dr Mohammad Taqi
Freya Dasgupta
G. Rajaraman
K.V. Bapa Rao
Maheshwer Peri
Namrata Joshi
Omar Ali
Our Readers Write Back
OWD
OWD
Poster
Prarthna Gahilote
Shefalee Vasudev
Sundeep Dougal
Sunil Menon
ARCHIVES
Go
SMTWTFS
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
recent comments
The three-language formula of the central government...
Poll Started on: Nov 21, 2014
More...
The United Nations just turned 69. How well do you...
Rimme Dirchi
More...


ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: