Gujarat has gone to the polls for its fifth term in office in 2019.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is to conduct a survey of voters on the second Tuesday of October to gauge the level of support among the voters.
According to the ECI, the BJP is expected to garner a minimum of 5.1 per cent support among voters, which is higher than its current poll tally of 4.3 per cent.
The BJP has been fielding candidates from the Congress and the Janata Dal (United) in the elections and is hoping that this election would see the Congress drop in its alliance with the BJP.
The party has fielded candidates from a variety of sectors and the Congress, led by Narendra Modi, has fielded its own candidates.
The JD(U) has fielded two candidates from its youth wing.
The Congress has fielded three candidates from their alliance partner, the CPI(M), the NCP, and the DMK.
The NCP has fielded one candidate from its alliance partner.
The BJP is fielding three candidates.
The CPI(P), led by Arvind Kejriwal, has also fielded a candidate from the NSS, the Janatha Ekta Parishad.