- DMK has gained 45 of 153 district panchayat ward member seat
- Counting of votes is predicted to conclude round midday at present
- Polls for city our bodies are prone to be held by the tip of this 12 months
Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling DMK is about to brush rural native physique elections in 9 newly constituted districts that have been created for administrative comfort and following public demand.
The DMK has gained 45 of 153 district panchayat ward member seats and is main in a lot of the relaxation.
It has additionally gained 645 of 1,421 panchayat union ward member seats and is main in a lot of the relaxation.
Counting of votes, which started eight am Tuesday, is predicted to conclude round midday at present.
These elections have been delayed by greater than two years.
Polls for city our bodies are prone to be held by the tip of this 12 months.
That is the primary election since Chief Minister MK Stalin’s DMK authorities took cost in Could – after a convincing win over the AIADMK-BJP alliance – and the massively one-sided outcomes are being considered as a serious setback for the opposition events, together with actor Kamal Haasan’s MNM.
Mr Stalin has thanked voters for the consequence and known as it an endorsement of the primary 5 months of his occasion’s authorities. “We’ll work even more durable… will defend the boldness folks have in us. The goodwill for us has elevated over the past 5 months,” he stated.
Among the many extra fascinating outcomes is that of Sarulatha – a 22-year-old from Tenkasi district who has turn out to be the youngest Panchayat President after successful the Venkadampatti Panchayat submit.
In the meantime, a BJP chief who contested from Coimbatore received only one vote and that sparked a load of jokes and memes on Twitter with the #OneVoteBJP hashtag.
45 candidates who contested (unofficially) beneath Tamil actor Vijay’s discussion board declare to have gained.
Within the Meeting election held in April-Could earlier this 12 months the DMK and its allies, which incorporates the Congress, recorded a convincing win over the AIADMK-BJP alliance.
The DMK-Congress gained 159 of 234 seats and the AIADMK-BJP gained 75.
Kamal Haasan’s MNM did not win a single seat and the actor himself was crushed in Coimbatore, the place the BJP’s Vanathi Srinivasan emerged a winner.
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