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Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Alliance is expected to win the parliamentary majority

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting at Jeringa Patthar in Sivasagar district in the Indian state of Assam on January 23, 2021.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set for a rare third consecutive term in power, with local opinion polls on Saturday suggesting his Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition will achieve a parliamentary majority.

According to a poll summary by local news channel NDTV, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance is expected to do so Securing about 365 seats out of 543 seats In the House of Representatives of Parliament. The party or coalition that wins at least 272 votes will form the government. It is possible that the final results expected on Tuesday will differ from the expectations of opinion polls upon exit from the polls.