The Tamil Nadu native physique polls held throughout 9 districts have registered a shocking profitable streak: followers of standard actor Vijay contesting underneath the Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam have gained 109 seats throughout numerous posts within the native our bodies.
The victory is being seen as the primary electoral foray of a political motion related to the actor.
Information present that followers of the actor have gained in northern Tamil Nadu districts resembling Kanchipuram, Chengalpet, and mid-central districts resembling Villupuram, Ranipet and Tirupatthur, and a few within the deep South resembling Tenkasi and different districts. The actor is but to make a press release on the victories.
Earlier, Vijay had filed a case towards his father, filmmaker SA Chandrasekaran, for utilizing his footage and different model collateral for a motion known as Vijay Makkal Iyakkam. Now, the victories by followers belong to the outfit known as Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, which, in accordance with sources amongst followers, has the approval and assist of the actor himself.
Vijay’s political journey has been largely tangential: he had met with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in August 2009, however the actor clarified after the assembly that he had no critical political plans. Just lately, the actor has been overtly expressing assist to victims of police excesses — the anti-Sterlite protest and police motion — and controversies of public curiosity resembling agitations towards the medical entrance take a look at NEET.
Within the political scene in Tamil Nadu, actor Rajinikanth had lately thrown within the towel and bid goodbye to the sector after holding followers and political observers in anticipation for nicely over 20 years. After the short rise and steep downfall of actor Vijayakanth, monickered Captain and having fun with assist amongst a legion of followers, there was little motion within the cinema-to-politics route.
Political observers say actor Vijay, having constructed a big base of loyal followers and with no peer in sight, may nicely be the following entrant into Tamil Nadu from the world of cinema.