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Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry Assembly election LATEST Updates: In the AIADMK bastion Edappadi, Chief Minister Palaniswami is main by a margin of just about 20,000 votes. Transport minister MR Vijayabhaskar is forward of DMK’s V Senthil Balaji with a distinction of 478 votes in Karur.
MK Stalin-led DMK is forward in 108 seats, forsaking AIADMK, which is main in 80 seats. Pattali Makkal Katchi is forward in 9 seats, whereas the Congress and BJP are main in 12 and three seats every.
AINRC Chief N Rangaswamy is main in the intervening time, with the social gathering forward in 6 seats. The BJP in two constituencies and the DMK and Congress in a single seat every.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan leads by 3,351 votes in Dharmadom. CPM is main 38 seats, whereas the Congress is forward in 19 seats.
The Congress stated it won’t take part in tv debates on the day of counting of votes citing the large surge in COVID-19 instances.
The Election Commission will undertake the counting of votes in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry immediately (2 May, Sunday).
The counting of votes will overshadowed by the raging COVID pandemic, because the BJP seeks to consolidate its maintain over extra states and the Congress together with its allies makes an attempt to regain turf.
There will probably be 2,364 counting halls as in comparison with 1,002 halls in 2016 in 822 Assemble constituencies in view of the coronavirus tips, in accordance with the Election Commission which had drawn flak from the courts over the conduct of polls throughout the pandemic.
At least 15 rounds of sanitisation will probably be carried out at every centre, in addition to social distancing and different precautions, together with a ban on gatherings, will probably be strictly adopted throughout the counting by 95,000 officers, officers stated.
They stated counting of votes will start at eight am and proceed late into the evening. As many as 1,100 counting observers will watch the method and candidates and brokers must produce a adverse COVID take a look at report or double dose of vaccination certificates to get an entry.
Exit polls have forecast a decent contest between the incumbent Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress and the BJP within the essential West Bengal Assembly polls and put the ruling saffron mix forward in Assam whereas projecting that the Left alliance will retain Kerala, a feat unseen in 4 many years.
For the Congress, the exit polls predicted that it might fall quick in Assam and Kerala and lose in Puducherry to the Opposition alliance of AINRC-BJP-AIADMK.
The ballot ends in the 4 states and the UT are additionally prone to mirror how the dealing with of the COVID pandemic has performed on the voters’ thoughts.
A single-phased election was held on 6 April in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry, when the COVID surge had begun in lots of the states.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal are among the many 11 states that account for 78.22 % of the full energetic instances, in accordance with the Health ministry.
West Bengal could have the utmost variety of 1,113 counting halls, Kerala 633, Assam 331, Tamil Nadu 256 and Puducherry 31, the EC stated.
In Tamil Nadu, each Dravidian events — AIADMK and DMK — went into the election with out their stalwarts, J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam will cement their place as successors of Jayalalithaa if the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) retains energy although it faces an uphill process particularly after the rout within the 2019 Lok Sabha election when the DMK-led alliance received 38 out of 39 seats.
The AIADMK had scored successive wins in 2011 and in 2016, when Jayalalithaa bucked the anti-incumbency pattern — the primary by anybody in practically three many years within the state.
After a slender defeat within the final Assembly election the place a number of exit polls had predicted his social gathering’s win, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Ok Stalin spearheaded a decided election marketing campaign this time and vigorously toured the state to tackle the ruling AIADMK.
AIADMK ally BJP, which had not received any seat within the final polls, is contesting in 20 constituencies. Another AIADMK ally PMK is contesting from 23 constituencies.
The Congress, an ally of the DMK, is within the fray in 25 Assembly segments. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam-led mix can also be within the fray.
There are 75 counting centres throughout the state and all preparations are in place to easily conduct the train, which might be monitored by observers, authorities stated.
In Kerala, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) is in search of to interrupt the state’s four-decade-old pattern of swinging between the communists and the Congress-led United Democratic Front.
As many as 957 candidates, together with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, 11 of his Cabinet colleagues, Opposition chief Ramesh Chennithala, senior Congress chief Oommen Chandy, ‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan, former Union Minister Ok J Alphons and BJP State president Ok Surendran, amongst others, had been in fray within the election to the 140 seats.
The BJP, which had received one seat in 2016, is assured of garnering extra seats this time
The ballot is important for Kerala Congress (M) chief Jose Ok Mani who just lately snapped decades-long ties with the UDF and joined arms with the Left entrance.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had camped within the state for a number of days and brought half in dozens of nook conferences and rallies, with the social gathering hoping that the state will herald a flip in its electoral fortunes after a sequence of disappointments in recent times.
In Puducherry, the AINRC-led NDA and the Congress-led Secular Democratic alliance are in a contest. While AINRC fielded candidates in 16 of the full 30 constituencies the BJP is contesting 9 seats whereas the AIADMK is contesting 5 seats.
The Congress-led authorities within the Union Territory had collapsed simply earlier than the elections.
With inputs from PTI