Are Opinion Polls guessing just like any lay man?

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After dates to Bihar polls have been announced, debate has heated up as to who will win these crucial polls wherein career / prospects / prestige of many leaders like Nitish, Lalu, Modi, Amit Shah are at stake. While Janata alliance has the arithmetic, elections are not all about arithmetic but also about chemistry (my favourite quote). This was repeated and referred to by C Voter founder Yashwant Deshmukh when he released his pre-poll survey results this week “This election is a contest between arithmetic and chemistry.”

As soon as the dates were announced, five major opinion poll survey results have been published in the month of Sep. – India Today / Cicero, India TV / C Voter, ABP / Nielsen, Times Now / C Voter and Zee News. All the polls show that there is neck to neck fight and predict different winners except for Zee News which is…

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