He claimed those who surveyed for exit polls - which predicted a BJP win - appeared to be "ignorant of the ground reality" and their surveys and reports were not based on fact, but on mere assumptions.
Union Minister and senior BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad today asserted that the party will register comprehensive victories in the Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.The law and justice, electronics and IT minister said voters have full faith in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during whose tenure the country has witnessed "all-round growth". A section of the Congress party leaders, however, were surprised that the party should make such a personal attack on the CEC.
The survey by India Today-Axis MyIndia Poll also gave BJP a clear edge predicting 99 to 113 seats while giving 68 to 82 seats to the Congress which put up a determined fight.
Earlier on Thursday, the exit polls showed that the lotus would bloom in both the states.
Another interesting deduction from the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 Exit Poll is that the Patidar agitation failed to create any major dent despite Hardik Patel's efforts. While BJP is winning 19 seats in Kangra and 15 in Mandi, Congress is trailing behind with 5 and 9 seats in the respective areas.
After Bihar elections in 2015, except one, all exit polls indicated a clear win for BJP.
Sabarkantha recorded the highest turnout at 70.61 per cent till 4pm and Dahod lowest at 53.8 per cent. A total of 851 candidates were in the fray in the final phase. Others in the state are likely to bag around 2 to 4 seats as against the 6 seats they had won in 2012.
A poll by NewsX-CNX suggests that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be successful in painting Himachal Pradesh saffron when the results are declared on December 18.
The election is being held in 93 seats across over 25000 polling stations in central as well as north Gujarat.