In Tamil Nadu of 232 assembly seats for which trends are availalbe AIADMK is leading in 120 seats as compared to 48 seats where DMK is leading. This trend which is available almost after two hours into the counting of votes began shows that J Jayalalithaa is all set to form a government again in the southern state.
This win by J Jayalalithaa means that Tamil Nadu breaks from the norm where each five year it votes DMK and AIADMK to power alternatively.
#TNElectionResults AIADMK leads in 120 /232seats— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) May 19, 2016
AIADMK had used social media to constantly stay in touch with the voters and also encouraged them to change their DP on Twitter to J Jayalalithaa's pic in support of her.
The party's official Twitter handle is tweeting early trends and letting the people know who is leading as per the early trends.
#TNElectionResults Puratchi Thalaivi Amma leads in RK nagar— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) May 19, 2016
#TNElectionResults AIADMK leads in Alangulam, Mannargudi , Thondamuthur ,Omalur, Salem ,Mettuplayam— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) May 19, 2016
M.K.Stalin former deputy chief minister of Tamil Nadu and current DMK Treasurer too through his official Twitter account was keeping in touch with the voters and ecouraging them to vote for his party.
I request u to speak to your family, friends and neighbors to give the DMK another chance to serve the people of TN pic.twitter.com/y9A3uhsFXs— M.K.Stalin (@mkstalin) May 14, 2016
He has been all the while expressing full confidence that his party will come to power in Tamil Nadu post the assembly elections.
Early trends indicate no photo finish:
All those who would went by seeing the number of retweets that the official Twitter handles got one would have never guessed that AIADMK would get such an early lead.
Puratchi Thalaivi Amma casts her vote at Stella Maris College.— AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) May 16, 2016