UPA to get 216 seats, NDA 177: NDTV exit poll

Last Updated: Thu, May 14, 2009 17:05 hrs

New Delhi: UPA is projected to emerge as thelargest alliance in the Lok Sabha polls with 216 seats,leaving the NDA far behind, according to NDTV's exit poll.

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The exit poll gave NDA 177 seats while the Third Frontwas projected to get 105, Fourth Front 30 and others 15.

The poll projected that Third Front, mainly constitutingthe BSP, would emerge the largest grouping in Uttar Pradesh,bagging 28 out of 80 seats.

The Fourth Front, mainly comprising Samajwadi Party, waspredicted to get 23, which would be a reduction of 12 seatsfrom the 2004 elections. 

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The NDA was projected to get 14 seats, closely followed byUPA at 13, according to the poll.

In Maharashtra which has 48 Lok Sabha seats, the exitpoll gave NDA 19 seats, six less than the last elections,while UPA was projected to improve its tally by seven seats toreach 29. 

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