The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday claimed that it will get over 17 seats from northeastern states in the Lok Saha election.
Quoting an internal exit poll done by the BJP, party president Amit Shah said, “We are getting more than 17 seats from Northeast.”
Shah exuded confidence that his party has already crossed the majority mark after sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls.
“The opposition parties may meet to elect a leader of opposition,” he said.
According to the exit poll done by the saffron brigade, BJP will get 61-75 seats in Uttar Pradesh. In Bihar BJP is getting 17 seats. The party, according to the exit poll, is getting all seven seats in Delhi.
In Karnataka, the BJP claims it will get 20 seats, Odisha 8-13, West Bengal 13-23, Maharashtra 22, Rajasthan 24, Gujarat 24 and in Jharkhand, the party expects of getting 6 seats.
“You (reporters) keep asking me how many seats we will win. I have travelled across the country and looking at the popular response, I am fully confident that the BJP after fifth and sixth phase of the elections has crossed the majority figure,” Amit Shah said during a press conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
“It is going to cross 300 after the seventh phase and the NDA under Prime Minister Narendra Modi will form the government,” he added.