Which politician is ahead on social media in poll-bound states
Assam ruled by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi-led Congress has successfully conducted assembly polls in two phases on April 4 and April 11. Meanwhile, West Bengal's first phase (in two sub-phases is over on April 4 and April 11) and remaining five phases are left (April 17, April 21, April 25, April 30 & May 5).
Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will take place in single phase on May 16, Monday. Results of all five states will be declared on May 19, Thursday.
As assembly elections are going on, let's take a look at which politician is surging ahead in terms of likes and followers on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter (at the time of filing this report):
Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress)
Tarun Gogoi (Congress)
Oommen Chandy (Congress)
J Jayalalithaa (AIADMK)
M Karunanidhi (DMK)
DMK chief M Karunanidhi may be in opposition in Tamil Nadu, but on social media, he is far ahead than Jayalalithaa. 94-year-old Karunanidhi has 73,601 followers on Twitter and 5,25,624 likes on his Facebook page.
M K Stalin (DMK)
Sarbananda Sonowal (BJP)