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Exit poll 2021: When, where to watch results for West Bengal, Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry, and more

While assembly elections took place in three phases in Assam, single-phase elections took place in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry on April 6

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Exit poll 2021: When, where to watch results for West Bengal, Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry, and more
West Bengal is the state to look at this election season as it has the highest number of seats at 294

Exit Poll result today:  West Bengal election is in its final phase today where more than 84.77 lakh voters will decide the electoral fate of 283 candidates. While assembly elections took place in three phases in Assam, single-phase elections took place in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry on April 6.

WHEN, WHERE TO WATCH EXIT POLL RESULTS TODAY

All those who are interested in politics can check out the India Today-Axis My India exit poll on four states and one union territory at India Today TV and YouTube channel from 5 pm onwards. You can also watch the exit poll live in Hindi on Aaj Tak TV and YouTube channel.  

In order to check out the latest updates on exit polls, you can also visit BusinessToday.In.

Also read: Exit Poll Results: Watch live streaming, full coverage on Aaj Tak and India Today, telecast channels

WEST BENGAL EXIT POLL RESULT

West Bengal is the state to look at this election season as it has the highest number of seats at 294. This is an interesting scenario as the West Bengal Chief Minister and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee is hoping for a hattrick as the Chief Minister of Bengal.

The TMC is being challenged by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which rose to this position on the back of its performance in the 2019 general elections. Another key challenge to the TMC is the Sanjukto Morcha that comprises of the CPI (M)-led Left Front, the Indian National Congress and the Indian Secular Front (ISF).

KEY CONTENDERS IN THE WEST BENGAL ASSEMBLY POLLS

  • Mamata Banerjee
  • Suvendu Adhikari
  • Agnimitra Paul
  • Sayoni Ghosh
  • Srabanti Chatterjee
  • Partha Chatterjee
  • Payel Sarkar
  • Ratna Chatterjee
  • Rudranil Ghosh
  • Sovandeb Chattopadhyay
  • Locket Chatterjee
  • Mukul Roy
  • Kaushani Mukherjee
  • Babul Supriyo
  • Aroop Biswas
  • Swapan Dasgupta

Also read: West Bengal Election 2021: Voting dates, election results, full poll schedule, timings, all FAQs

ASSAM EXIT POLL RESULT

The assembly election that took place in Assam recently is extremely critical for the BJP as it is fighting to retain its position where the saffron party won for the first time in 2016. Assam has 126 seats.

Since the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is a contentious issue in Assam, there is an anti-incumbency wave against the BJP. According to those who oppose the CAA, the act violates the Assam Accord was signed in 1980 to ensure the protection of local culture and demography.

KEY CONTENDERS IN THE ASSAM ASSEMBLY POLLS

  • Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Ripun Bora
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma
  • Utpal Borah
  • Hemanta Kalita
  • Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah
  • Prodip Hazarika
  • Angkuta Dutta

Also read: Assam Election 2021: Voting dates, full poll schedule, timings, election results, FAQs

TAMIL NADU EXIT POLL RESULT

Elections in Tamil Nadu are the real deal after West Bengal as the state has 234 seats. Assembly elections of 2021 are a direct contest between Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami who is leading the AIADMK and the son of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, MK Stalin is leading the DMK.

Kamal Haasan who launched his political outfit Makkal Needi Maiam attempted to make the Tamil Nadu elections 2021 a triangular contest. The nephew of VK Sasikala and former AIADMK member TTV Dhinakaran also allied with the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi to score some gains in this election.

KEY CONTENDERS IN THE TAMIL NADU ASSEMBLY POLLS

  • Edappadi K Palaniswami
  • O. Panneerselvam
  • MK Stalin
  • D. Jayakumar
  • Udayanidhi Stalin
  • Kamal Haasan
  • TTV Dhinakaran
  • Khushboo Sundar

Also read: Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Voting dates, poll schedule, timings, election results, all FAQs

KERALA EXIT POLL

It is a tripartite contest in Kerala, which has 140 seats as the ruling CPM-led LDF, the Congress-led UDF, and the BJP eye a victory in the state. The coastal state has not elected a ruling party since the 1980s.

KEY CONTENDERS IN KERALA ASSEMBLY POLLS

  • Pinarayi Vijayan
  • E. Sreedharan
  • K. Surendran
  • Oommen Chandy
  • Alphons Kannanthanam
  • Ramesh Chennithala
  • Suresh Gopi

Also read: Kerala Election 2021: Voting dates, poll schedule, timings, election results, all FAQs

PUDUCHERRY EXIT POLL RESULT

The assembly elections in Puducherry, which has 30 seats was a tight contest in Puducherry as the Congress-led UPA and the AINRC-led opposition alliances locked horns. Congress lost its power in the union territory due to party infighting. Following this, several MLAs of the Congress-led UPA alliance joined the BJP.

KEY CONTENDERS IN PUDUCHERRY ASSEMBLY POLLS

  • SP Sivakumar
  • N Rangasamy
  • G Nehru
  • V Cartigueyane
  • AV Subramanian

Also read: Puducherry election 2021: Voting dates, poll schedule, timings, election results, all FAQs

Also read: West Bengal Assembly Election Result 2021: Date, what to expect, exit polls, and more

Also read: Voting underway across 475 seats in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Bengal & Puducherry; know about today's assembly polls

Also read: COVID-19 surge: 'Were you on another planet when election rallies were being held?' Madras HC to EC

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