TN elections 2021: Times Now-C-Voter opinion poll suggests DMK-Congress alliance likely to win big
New Delhi, Mar 08: In a recent development, the Times Now-C-Voter opinion poll has projected that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is likely to sweep the Tamil Nadu assembly elections with a projected win of 158 seats, which is a growth of 60 seats over what it had won in 2016.
Meanwhile, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) tally may be reduced to 65 seats, a massive decline from the 2016 elections. The party had won 136 seats then, the Times Now-C-Voter opinion poll said.
Tamil Nadu Assembly elections will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the counting of votes will be done on May 2. As many as 6,28,23,749 electors will choose candidates for the sixteenth Legislative Assembly in the state.
With 38.4 per cent, DMK president M K Stalin has emerged as the most favoured candidate for the post of chief minister in Tamil Nadu.
EK Palaniswami: 31 per cent
MK Stalin: 38.4 per cent
VK Sasikala: 3.9 per cent
Kamal Haasan: 7.4 per cent
Rajinikanth: 4.3 per cent
Dr S. Ramadoss: 2.5 per cent
KS Alagiri: 1.7 per cent
O Panneerselvam: 2.6 per cent
Others: 8.2 per cent
How satisfied are voters in Tamil Nadu with PM Modi?
Very much satisfied - 17.29 per cent
Satisfied to some extent - 24.35 per cent
Not at all satisfied - 51.09 per cent
Don't know/ Can't say - 7.27 per cent
According to reports, the UPA is likely to control 43.2 per cent of the vote share, an increase of 3.8 per cent, against 39.4 per cent, it got in 2016. It is also said that the NDA's vote share is likely to witness a huge drop of 11.6 per cent, from 43.7 per cent in 2016 to 32.1 per cent in 2021.