The results of Lok Sabha polls would be declared on May 16, 2014 but ‘aam admi’ across Jammu region Thursday enthusiastically punctured inflated ‘egos’ of select group of politicians by coming out in large numbers and recording a 20 percent bump in the overall poll percentage in comparison to 2009 Lok Sabha polls.
The alliance leaders who were only parroting one slogan during their campaign meetings discounting any Modi wave were apparently left stranded witnessing huge response of the electorate in rural pockets.
Twenty per cent bump in the overall poll percentage in comparison to 2009 Lok Sabha polls has already left the ruling partners in a state of shock. There is a sense of unease prevailing in the congress camp over the fate of two time sitting MP Madan Lal Sharma. BJP’s Jugal Kishore Sharma is expected to emerge stronger in the final tally. The first time voters and large percentage of women electorate added to the zing and motivated others to step out in large numbers.
The electorate in Samba district scored over Jammu as over 75 per cent people voted .Samba was followed by Jammu which recorded 70.7 percent polling while Rajouri and Poonch recorded 64.5 and 63 percent respectively.The border belt reported huge turnout.
For the sake of maintaining a public posturing the alliance leaders may have been claiming that the people voted against the divisive forces and in support of alliance candidate but deep inside their hearts they are all well aware of the fact by coming out in such large numbers they have given VOTE FOR CHANGE.
PDP the third main contender in the race is all set to emerge as dark horse in the race. Yashpal Sharma,according to ground reports was able to garner large chunk of votes from all the seven assembly segments in Poonch and Rajouri districts.