Exit polls hit bullseye on Dikshit’s defeat

New Delhi, Dec 8: Exit polls may have differed on the number of seats the Bharatiya Janata Party and the AAP would bag in the Delhi elections but the prediction of Sheila Dikshit’s defeat in her New Delhi constituency hit the bullseye.

Debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal defeated the three-time chief minister in the high profile New Delhi constituency which she had held for 15 years.

The CSDS for CNN-IBN said Dikshit might lose her seat with 38 percent voters backing Kejriwal against Dikshit’s 13 percent.

The exit poll done by ORG for India Today group said Kejriwal would get 36 percent votes to Dikshit’s 31 percent.

The ABP News-Nielsen poll too predicted a win for Kejriwal who defeated Dikshit by over 25,000 votes.