The ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu is poised to emerge victorious within the native physique elections in 9 districts for which the 2 part polls have been held on October 6 and 9. In the meantime, the opposition AIADMK seems to have suffered a setback because the counting of votes polled within the two-phase elections started on Tuesday morning. As per the rising tendencies, the principal opposition social gathering is trailing behind the ruling DMK at a number of locations.
The DMK, which bought off to a formidable begin, is comfortably positioned and is poised for victory. Polling was held in 39 unions on October 6 whereas the remaining 35 unions went to polls on October 9, in Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupathur, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Tirunelveli and Tenkasi districts.
Elections have been held to fill 27,003 posts together with 140 district panchayat ward members, 74 panchayat unions, 1,381 panchayat union ward members, 2,901 village panchayat presidents and 22,581 village panchayat ward councillors.
The DMK has been main since morning when the counting of votes was taken up and this set the tone for celebrations at Anna Arivalayam, the headquarters of the social gathering – right here.
The opposition AIADMK gave the impression to be a divided camp in taking over the DMK mix within the polls as its ally PMK selected to contest by itself from all of the 9 districts and one other ally, the BJP, contested alone in Kallakurichi district. Out of the 140 district panchayat wards, the DMK is forward of AIADMK in at the very least 88 seats whereas the opposition social gathering was main in two seats.
Within the panchayat union wards, the DMK is main in 331 and the AIADMK in 40.