Who will fall in the Friday 13th jinx this elections?


Mamata with Sonia Gandhi
The stage has been set for the results and the biggest democratic exercise that will see its verdict being pronounced on Friday. Incidentally, the day also happens to be Friday, the 13th, a dark and unlucky day for people all over the world. With political parties and candidates vying for supremacy in the state, which party will find it unlucky. [Read: Counting begins for 5 states assembly polls 2011]

India being the biggest democracy in the world, the elections are the biggest endeavour towards this. The five states where the Assembly Elections were held are seeking its verdict a few hours from now. But, there are quite a few surprises that emerged out of the exit poll results and various statistics at the last minute. West Bengal's and Tamil Nadu's are the most eagerly waited verdicts. Whether Mamata Banerjee will finally rein in the Writer's Building is the question everybody is asking. There is also extreme confidence in the Jayalalithaa's AIADMK camp, threatening to oust DMK and a possible shake in the DMK-Congress alliance in the Centre.

With Assam's Tarun Gogoi being extremely optimistic on retaining his CM's chair, there's Kerala that has seen the UDF and LDF shifting their rule every five years. But initial reports suggest that its going to be a close fight to the finish. The focus is, if ruling Kerala Chief Minister Achuthanandan will be able to cash on his popularity and retian the Left clout.

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