New Delhi: A video involving veteran journalist Rajdeep Sadesai, India Today editor Rahul Kanwal and exit poll body - 'Axis My India LTD.' MD Pradeep Gupta went viral on social media in which they were seen having a "candid"chat about the "shocking" numbers that emerged from the exit poll results on Thursday (December 1). However, the video was widely trolled on X (formerly Twitter). Netizens, having allegiance to the right and left political wings, took to the social media platform, making fun of the video and others took their own assumptions about the clip.
Now, Rajdeep Sardesai in a post on X, cleared the air over the video. The senior journalist rubbished all sorts of claims and guesses made about the video. He said that the clip was from a promo for the exit poll. However, the clip was circulated with various claims.
"The level of idiocy is staggering! A video put out from our official handle becomes a ‘leaked’ video with all kinds of bizarre insinuations!! It’s a promo for the exit poll where we are doing a bit of ‘over-acting’ : itna toh samajhna chahiye doston," Rajdeep posted on X
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh took to X and shared the clip with the caption, "Almost 35 years of credibility of IndiaToday is at stake. Is Pradeep Gupta, the CEO of Axis My India survey on which he is claiming, a resident of Balaghat Madhya Pradesh? Is it also true that his family has been associated with the Sangh for three generations? Can impartiality be expected from them?"
Netizens took to X and expressed their view on the clip.
What did the Poll of Polls predict on Thursday:
Poll of polls is predicting Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) in Mizoram winning big in the 40-member Assembly. The party is tipped to win 22 seats, while Zormathanga-led MNF is likely to secure 12 seats in the northeastern state. Congress and BJP on the other hand may get 5 and 1 seats, respectively.
Most exit polls have predicted the anti-incumbency wave being a big reason for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form government in Rajasthan. It is projected to win 104 seats in the 199-member Assembly. Meanwhile, the Congress may secure 87 seats in the state and other parties could garner 12 seats.
It is a clean sweep for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh with the Shivraj-led governent is projected to bag 130 seats in the 230-member Assembly. Congress which was seen giving the BJP a tough fight to get back to power is seen winning 98 seats. Other political parties in the fray may secure 3 seats.
Chhattisgarh is seen having a slender edge over BJP as it is tipped to secure 48 out of 90 Assembly seats. The poll of polls forecast BJP to win 40 seats in the state and other parties may bag 2 seats.
According to NDTV poll of polls shows the Congress winning at least 62 seats in the Telangana assembly election.CM K Chandrasekhar Rao's Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) is likely to get 44 seats in the 119-member assembly. The BJP and others may bag seven seats.