It also suggested that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has an edge over his Congress rival Rahul Gandhi with 46 percent of the respondents preferring the former as their choice for the top Union cabinet job.
    
According to the opinion poll, NDA is tipped to win anywhere between 217 and 231 seats while the ruling UPA alliance would secure 120 to 133 seats.
    
The third front may garner about 83-115 seats, the survey submitted. It further claims that 21.2 percent of the respondents had opted for Gandhi as prime minister while AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal received support in that regard from 4.2 percent of those who took part in the survey.
    
According to a press release here, over 44.2 percent of the respondents said they would like to vote for NDA. And, while 24 percent said that UPA would be their choice, 8.2 percent people favoured the third front.
    
According to the survey, 23.7 percent of the respondents were yet to decide on their party of choice. The survey covered 56 parliamentary constituencies spread across 21 states. It had a sample size of 13,428 respondents.

(Agencies)

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