Politics is now the art of the impossible, at least that is the impression one gets in Tamil Nadu. The AIADMK front is sweeping the Western districts and is ahead in the southern districts and Central districts after the first round of counting.
The elections this year were dominated by the presence of tinsel town personalities, who hit the campaign trail in support of various political parties besides contesting. The Kollywood stars whoever contested in this election, are leading in their constituencies, according to early trends available.
AIADMK Supremo Jayalalitha and popular yesteryear actress was leading in Srirangam Constituency by 1400 votes.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) chief Karunanidhi and popular scriptwriter in Tamil films, was leading in Tiruvarur constituency (his native town) by 3000 votes.
Actor and DMDK leader Vijayakanth was leading in Rishivanthiam constituency by 4000 votes.
Actor and AISMK leader Sarathkumar was leading in Tenkasi constituency by 1200 votes.