Shivraj calls self ‘ big­gest poll­ster’, pre­dicts win

CM rub­bishes exit polls, calls him­self ‘ big­gest poll­ster’

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D at ia (Mad­hya Pradesh ), Dec. 8: As the exit polls pre­dicted a tight race with the

Congress, Mad­hya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Satur­day ex­pressed con­fi­dence that the BJP would win a com­fort­able ma­jor­ity in the Assem­bly elec­tion to form a govern­ment for the fourth con­sec­u­tive time

“I am the big­gest sur­veyor ( poll­ster) as I re­main in the midst of pub­lic all day long. The BJP is set to romp home,” he said af­ter vis­it­ing the Shree Pi­ta­m­bara Peeth tem­ple.

He was asked about exit polls pre­dict­ing a close fight be­tween the BJP and the Congress.

“We have got the bless­ings of ev­ery sec­tion of so­ci­ety in the elec­tions and we are on the way to win the polls,” he claimed.

I am the big­gest sur­veyor ( poll­ster) as I re­main in the midst of pub­lic all day long. The BJP is set to romp home — Shivraj Singh Chouhan, MP CM

Da­tia ( MP), Dec. 8: As the exit polls pre­dicted a tight race with the Congress, Mad­hya Pradesh chief min­is­ter Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Satur­day ex­pressed con­fi­dence that the BJP would win a com­fort­able ma­jor­ity in the Assem­bly elec­tion to form a govern­ment for the fourth con­sec­u­tive time

“I am the big­gest sur­veyor ( poll­ster) as I re­main in the midst of pub­lic all day long. The BJP is set to romp home,” Chouhan told re­porters af­ter vis­it­ing the fa­mous Shree Pi­ta­m­bara Peeth tem­ple here.

He was asked about exit polls pre­dict­ing a close fight be­tween the BJP and the Congress.

“We have got the bless­ings of ev­ery sec­tion of so­ci­ety in the elec­tions and we are on the way to win the polls,” he claimed.

The state went to polls on Novem­ber 28 and re­sults for the 230- mem­ber House will be de­clared on De­cem­ber 11.

“Abki baar, 200 par ( this time, over 200 seats),” Chouhan said re­peat­ing the BJP’s slo­gan for the MP polls.

“I have come to seek the bless­ing of god­dess Pi­ta­m­bara for the well be­ing of Mad­hya Pradesh,” the chief min­is­ter said.

While Repub­lic TV- Jan Ki Baat exit poll gave 108128 seats to the BJP and 95115 to the Congress in the 230- mem­ber Mad­hya Pradesh, In­dia To­day- Axis said that the saf­fron party could win 102- 120 seats as against 104- 122 for the Congress.

How­ever, the Times NowCNX exit poll pre­dicted a ma­jor­ity for the BJP in MP with 126 seats and gave the Congress a tally of 89 seats.

Shivraj Chouhan

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