Indian Assembly elections: Did anyone get their predictions right?

Indian Assembly elections: Did anyone get their predictions right?

A look at how the various agencies did predicting the results of the Uttar Pradesh state elections in India Photograph: (WION)

New Delhi, India Mar 12, 2017, 01.15 AM (IST)

Sources: IndiaTV – Cvoter ; India Today - Axis My India ; NewsX - MRC ; Times Now- VMR ; ABP – Lokniti 1, 2, 3, 4 ; News24 - Today's Chanakya  

Party abbreviations: INC: Indian National Congress, AAP: Aam Aadmi Party, SAD: Shiromani Akali Dal, BJP: Bharatiya Janta Party, BSP: Bahujan Samaj Party, SP: Samajwadi Party. 

Note: Only the seat totals given by various agencies were compared, not the predictions for individual constituencies. Also, if an agency had given out a seat range as opposed to a specific seat total for any party/alliance, the mid-point of the range was used for comparison. 

Update: Images were modified to accurately reflect the exit poll results.

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Which polling agencies got the Indian state election results right? And which got it badly wrong? Check the graphics below to find out.

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