Mayawati had earlier, however, cleared that her party does not support Congress' ideologies and policies and that the support extended was mere to prevent the BJP from grabbing power in both the states of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Most of the pollsters have gone wrong in predicting the state elections, except few. These surveys can just be an indicator of the overall mood of the people in the state, otherwise, it should be taken with a pinch of salt.
The prolonged silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on election results was very telling. The results were clearly unexpected and possibly led to prolonged internal discussions on the future course of action.