Exit polls predicts Congress to lose Mizoram
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Exit polls predicts Congress to lose Mizoram

Most of the exit polls predict that the Congress likely to lose Mizoram, the last Northeast bastion of Congress.

The Mizo National Front (MNF), a constituent of the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre, is likely to win between 16-22 seats, giving it a simple majority to form government in the state.

According to India Today-Axis My India exit poll projections, the Mizo National Front (MNF), a constituent of the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre, is likely to win between 16-22 seats. More than 20 seats are enough to form government in the state with 40-seat assembly. As far as vote share is concerned, the MNF leads the pack with a 34 per cent vote share, followed by the ZPM at 31 per cent. The Congress's vote share comes down to 29 per cent from 45 per cent in the 2013 elections.

The Congress, which had won 34 out of 40 seats in the last election under incumbent Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, is likely to be reduced to 8-12 seats.

As per CVoter exit polls, Congress is likely to get 14 to 18 seats in the state while MNF may get 16-20. CVoter survey has given ZPM 3-7 seats while 0-3 seats for other parties and independents.

Times Now - CNX exit polls, the advantage remained with the MNF. This exit polls predicted 16 seats for the Congress, 18 for MNF+ and 6 for others.

Mizoram had a high voter turnout of 80.52 per cent and votes will be counted for the 40-seat assembly on December 11.