Delhi, though, may have a hung assembly with BJP ahead of incumbent Congress while Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party playing the kingmaker.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan will storm to power for the third time in Madhya Pradesh with BJP projected to win 130 out of 230 assembly seats, both Times Now and Headlines Today claimed.

BJP will win 13 seats less than it did in 2008 polls. Congress will win only 84 seats, 13 seats more than its present strength, it was predicted. In Delhi, Congress has been projected to win 29 and 28 seats respectively out of 70 seats by the channels. BJP has been given 30 and 28 seats by them and AAP is nine and seven seats respectively.

Ashok Gehlot government is likely to face defeat with Congress being projected to get 79 and 64 seats in 200 seat-strong Rajasthan Assembly. BJP has been projected to win 97 and 118 seats by both the surveys.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will retain power with BJP projected to win 47 out 90 seats in the assembly polls, according to the surveys. It has 50 seats currently. They gave Congress 40 seats, a gain of two seats.

Times Now said 56 percent voters want Chouhan back as Chief Minister while 23 percent preferred Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Dikhit remains the most popular choice for the post of Chief Minister in Delhi. She was liked by 37 percent of respondents in Times Now and 40 percent in Headlines Today.

Kejriwal is the choice for 22 percent and 17 percent. Delhi BJP president Vijay Goyal has found favour with only 12 and 18 percent of the respondents respectively in the surveys.

In Rajasthan, Gehlot is the choice of only 25 percent of respondents for the next Chief Minister in both the surveys while Raje has been preferred by 44 and 42 percent respectively.

Singh is also the most popular choice for the top post in Times Now survey with 48 percent respondents liking him while Ajit Jogi of Congress is the choice of 23 percent.

The Times Now survey also projected Narendra Modi as the most popular choice for the Prime Minister's chair, way ahead of Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

As many as 55 and 48 percents of respondents in Delhi and Rajasthan respectively said they wanted Modi as PM while 18 and 17 percent of them chose Rahul.Manmohan Singh was preferred by three and eight percent of respondents in these states respectively.


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