Jayalalitha's AIADMK looks set to capture power after a gap of five years in Tamil Nadu .Early trends indicate that the DMK appears to be on the way out of power with J Jayalalitha-led AIADMK alliance ahead in 159 of the 234 seats. The DMK-Congress alliance is ahead only in 44.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi was leading by over 3,000 votes in Tiruvarur constitutency.
At Kolathur, Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin was leading by over 2,000 votes, according to reports received
The fate of 2,773 candidates including arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK chiefs M Karunanidhi and J Jayalalithaa is becoming public slowly.
DMK faced the assembly elections under the shadows of 2g scam where A Raja and kanimozhi of the DMK are under CBI scanner the polls survey also mainly predicted victory of AIADMK allaince led by Jayalalitha .
The AIADMK maintains the party will gain an absolute majority to form a ministry on its own in the state.
Both DMK president M Karunanidhi and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa are understood to have finalised their teams in case they are voted to power.
DMK bragged that corruption is not an issue for the middle-and lower-middle class.It lured voters with TV sets and subsidised foodgrains.
Jayalalitha has promised in her manifesto free fan, grinder and mixie to household women and free lap tops for all school and college students, if the party was voted to power in the April 13 Assembly elections She also promised four gm of gold for the 'thali' (mangalsutra) free of cost to the poor, besides cable TV connections at subsidised rates.