Congress to get majority in Punjab state assembly elections

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New Delhi: According to pre-poll survey predicted by a leading Hindi news channel today predicted, the Congress Party would get absolute majority in the Punjab assembly elections, while AAP would finish second.

The survey was conducted by Axis APM and India Today Group, the Congress is projected to get 60-65 seats in the February 4 Punjab elections.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which is a new entrant in the Punjab polls will get 41 to 44 seats as per the poll survey.

The survey said the ruing Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-BJP alliance would get 11 to 15 seats. The survey gave zero to two seats to others.

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According to the vote share projection of the pre-poll survey, the Congress is projected to get 37 per cent of the total votes, while AAP would get 34 per cent votes in the state.

The SAD-BJP alliance would get 25 per cent vote share and others would get 5 per cent votes. Punjab will elect its new 117-seat assembly on February 4.

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