In Tamil Nadu, where the AIADMK, which is an alliance of BJP and DMK, which is an alliance of Congress, is having a decisive battle. The DMK is making all efforts to oust Chief Minister EK Palanisamy from power. In these elections, actor-turned-leader Kamal Haasan’s party Makkal Nidhi Mayyam is also eyeing. The party is contesting elections for the first time. In Kerala, there is a fight between BJP, Congress and Left. Rahul Gandhi has campaigned a lot here. In Puducherry, the Congress government fell, after which President’s rule has been imposed. In such a situation, both BJP and Congress are trying hard to get power.
Big fight in tamilnadu
If we talk about Tamil Nadu, elections are going on in a total of 234 assembly seats here. A total of 3,998 candidates including Chief Minister K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin, Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) founder TTV Dinakaran and Makkal Nidhi Mayyam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan in the state assembly elections. Trying political luck
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The ruling party AIADMK is contesting in 191 seats on its own. Among its coalition partners, PMK has got 23 seats and BJP has got only 20 seats. PM Modi has rallied here many times. DMK is contesting 188 seats, its alliance partner Congress is fighting on 25, while the remaining seats have been given to smaller parties involved in the alliance.
Kamal Haasan’s party is contesting 142 seats. The party has given the remaining 85 seats to its smaller coalition partners. Apart from this, TTV Dinakaran, nephew of Sasikala, who was the chief of AIADMK, has also formed his own party – AMMK which is contesting 165 seats this time. His coalition partner DMDK 60 and the rest of the seats are fighting small allies.
Triangular competition in Kerala
Elections are going on in 140 assembly seats in Kerala as well. The Left Democratic Front, under the leadership of Chief Minister P Vijayan, is trying to regain power. His party CPM is contesting 77 seats. 21 CPI and the rest of the seats have been given to other smaller partners, in which Janata Dal Secular has got four seats and Sharad Pawar’s National Congress Party has got three seats. The LDF is also supporting 11 independent candidates. The Congress-led United Democratic Front is fighting on a total of 93 seats, the IUML is on 25 and the Kerala Congress in 10 seats. The BJP has won 113 seats and the remaining 21 BDJS.
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Attempt to end President’s rule in Puducherry
President’s rule has been imposed here since the government of Congress Chief Minister V Narayanasamy fell dramatically in the beginning of this year. Elections are being held for 30 seats here. Congress is contesting 14 seats, alliance partner DMK 13 and other smaller parties on the remaining seats. The BJP has also decided to stand behind the regional party-AINRC on the lines of Tamil Nadu here. Former Chief Minister N Rangaswamy’s party is contesting on 16 seats and BJP in 9 seats. The remaining seats have been given to coalition partner AIADMK.