Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2021: Early trends indicate edge for DMK
Chennai, May 02: Early trends indicated an edge for the DMK with the ruling AIADMK following behind and key leaders of both the fronts were leading in their respective segments.
According to EC data, the AIADMK leads in 8 seats while the DMK is up in 1 seats and PMK on 2 seats.
About an hour following commencement of counting of votes for the April 6 Assembly elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami was leading in his home segment of Edappadi in Salem district and leader of opposition and DMK president M K Stalin was ahead in Kolathur constituency here.
DMK candidate from Chepauk assembly constituency, Udhayanidhi Stalin arrives at Queen Mary's College in Chennai where counting of votes for #TamilNaduAssemblyPolls is underway.— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2021
AIADMK leading on 8 seats, DMK on 1 and PMK on 2 seats. pic.twitter.com/LwXBTJrn7m
While the DMK combine was ahead in 30 segments, the AIADMK was leading in at least 18 constituencies. Indications showed that the DMK was ahead in constituencies including Kurinjipadi, Neyveli, Virudhachalam.
BJP's state unit chief L Murugan was ahead in Dharapuram and AIADMK leaders and state Ministers K C Veeramani and Benjamin were ahead in Jolarpet and Maduravoyal here.