New Dec 20 : Various exit polls have predicted the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress-Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance to form the government in Jharkhand where the fifth and final phase of polling concluded on Friday.
India Today-Axis My India has claimed that the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance will get 38 to 50 seats in the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get around 22-32 seats.
According to the Kashish News exit poll, JMM-Congress-RJD will get around 37-49 seats while the BJP will get 25-30 seats.
The IANS-CVoter-ABP survey has given 35 seats to the JMM-Congress-RJD combine and 32 to the BJP.
In all the polls, Babulal Marandi-led Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) has emerged as the main gainer along with Sudesh Mahto-led All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU).
In the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly polls, BJP was harping on national issues, including the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that has sparked major unrest across the country.
The JMM-Congress-RJD combine, on the other hand, focussed on local issues and economic slowdown.