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New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA is projected to cross 220 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, according to an opinion poll. The survey also predicts about a poor performance by Congress and a better show by regional parties like Trinamool Congress and AIADMK.

 

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The prediction also shows BJP getting 192-210 out of 543 Lok Sabha seats. The Congress has been shown to be getting 92-108 seats.
   
While the survey predicts 211-231 Lok Sabha seats to BJP-led NDA, it gives only 107-127 seats to Congress-led UPA. Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is projected to get 20-28 Lok Sabha seats. The survey shows Jayalalithaa's AIADMK getting 15-23 seats.
   
The Left is estimated to get only 15-23 seats. The survey gives 6-12 Lok Sabha seats to Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and also predicts about a dismal show by the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).
   
According to the survey, Samajwadi Party is set to get only 8-14 seats and BSP 10-16 seats. In terms of poll percentage, the BJP is projected to get 34 percent voteshare, a 15.2 percent jump since 2009 Lok Sabha polls.
   
At the same time, the survey shows Congress getting 27 percent voteshare - a 1.6 percent decline since 2009.

The survey futher shows that Narendra Modi continues to be the top choice for the prime minister's post - much ahead of Rahul Gandhi.  While 34 percent preferred Modi to be prime minister, only 15 percent supported Rahul.
    
According to the survey, in a direct face-off between Modi and Rahul, 42 percent prefer BJP's prime ministerial candidate and only 25 percent prefer Congress vice-president as PM.

(Agencies)

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