1pm fatafat news | BJP likely to win record number of seats in PM Modi’s home state | 6.12.2022

The BJP is likely to win a record number of seats in the Gujarat Assembly election and looks set to form the government for the seventh time, as per the ABP News-CVoter Exit Poll Results 2022. The BJP is expected to bag anywhere between 128-140 seats and secure a vote share of 49.4 per cent, as per the exit poll results.

In the 2017 election, the BJP won 99 seats in Gujarat and the Congress 77.

The BJP’s best tally so far came in 2002, where it bagged 127 seats. The elections, conducted in the aftermath of the post-Godhra riots, saw Narendra Modi returning as the chief minister.

So far, Congress’ tally of 149 in the 1985 Assembly election hold the record for most number of seats won by a party in the state. No party has been able to cross 130-seat mark since then.