The DMK has won 124 seats and is leading in nine segments and its ally Congress has bagged 17 and is ahead in one more seat. Other allies, the CPI and CPI(M) have won two seats each and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi four.
The AIADMK has won 64 constituencies and leading in two while its ally the PMK won five. Another partner BJP has won three seats and is leading in one.
Tamil Nadu Assembly is 234-member strong and 118 is the simple majority mark.
”My hearty congratulations to Thiru @vijayanpinarayi for victory in state Assembly elections and for your continuance as chief minister of Kerala, my best wishes.” ”Congratulations Selvi Mamata Banerjee for your grand victory and my best wishes for your next tenure.”PTI VGN SS PTI PTI