scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Poll sees new Gov not lasting full term

New Government will not last its full term after the April/May General Election and the country could face uncertainty after two or three years,a Reuters poll of 14 leading analysts has predicted.

Written by Reuters | New Delhi |
April 14, 2009 3:16:48 am

New Government will not last its full term after the April/May General Election and the country could face uncertainty after two or three years,a Reuters poll of 14 leading analysts has predicted.

A ruling alliance led by the Congress Party has been losing ground over the past few weeks amid coalition squabbles and may need leftist support to win office,the analysts added.

The main battle of the April 16-May 13 election will be between the Congress-led coalition,known as the United Progressive Alliance (UPA),and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

A group of smaller political parties,including the communists,have launched a ‘Third Front’ in a bid to provide an alternative to the two main national coalitions. The Third Front had been gaining ground slowly in the poll,but this week was down 4 points since the previous week amid coalition problems.

Best of Express Premium

The first stop for Azam, son out of jail was this SP leader’s housePremium
Weekly Horoscope, May 22, 2022 – May 28, 2022: Here’s what your wee...Premium
Chirag Dilli and its bygone days of colourful weddingsPremium
Qasim Rasool Ilyas: For the first time, AIMPLB has decided to reach out t...Premium

Congress has struggled to put together its alliance,unable to secure agreements for seat-sharing with some key partners in states such as Bihar and Tamil Nadu.

On average,analysts said there was a 22 percent chance a Congress-led alliance without communist support would win,up just 1 percent since last week’s poll.

There was a 36 percent possibility the Congress would win with communist support,up 3 percent since the previous week.

The chance of an NDA victory was 21 percent,down from 23 two weeks ago.

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement