Published On: Sun, Mar 10th, 2019

Opinion poll shows Modi-led coalition could sweep election: TV

Supporters of ruling BJP wave their party’s flags as they wait for PM Narendra Modi to address an election campaign rally.

New Delhi: India’s ruling party alliance will sweep a majority of parliamentary seats up for grabs in the election starting April 11, a nationwide opinion poll has shown.

The coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance could win 264 seats in the election compared to 141 for the Congress party-led opposition alliance, according to the CVoter opinion poll televised on a local channel on Sunday. A total of 543 seats are up for grabs in the election.

Results of the opinion poll were released following the announcement of the election schedule.

Reuters

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