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Exit polls predict slender Cong advantage

Last updated on: May 13, 2009 20:52 IST

As polling for the 15th Lok Sabha election came to an end on Wednesday, exit polls conducted by varoius television channels indicated that the Congress has a slender advantage over its rival, the Bharatiya Janata Party, with the Third Front and others playing catch-up.

Following is the assessment by the various agencies/channels.

Exit Poll Source

BJP

CONGRESS

THIRD FRONT

OTHERS

CNN-IBN

135-150

145-160

110-130

70-100

Times Now

183

198

-

162

Headlines Today

180

191

38

134

India TV

194

195

108

46

News X

191

199

104

48

UTVi

189

195

-

14

Star News

196

199

100

36

Mumbai Satta-Bazar

190-200

160-180

-

-

Gujarat Satta-Bazar

200

270

-

-

Rajasthan Satta-Bazar

125

145

-

-

Congress (in house)

168

205

-

164

BJP(in house)

220

170

-

153