Chennai, Oct 21: The ruling AIADMK is leading in elections to five corporation mayoral posts in Tamil Nadu, including the prestigious battle for Chennai Corporation, having already captured the other five mayoral posts up for grabs.
While the AIADMK has already bagged the Trichy, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Vellore and Erode mayoral posts, it is leading in the elections to the other five mayoral posts of Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, Salem and Tirupur.
The leads position in the elections to five mayoral posts are as follows (6.30 p.m.):
Chennai mayor: leads: AIADMK 4,46,206; DMK 2,64,509; DMDK 44,426; Congress 22,061; PMK 17,491; MDMK 12,035
Coimbatore mayor: Leads: AIADMK 2,52,701; DMK 1,39,129; MDMK 34,569; CPM/DMDK 29,354.
Tirupur mayor: Leads: AIADMK 93,511; DMK 39,599; DMDK/CPM 30,383; MDMK 7,703
Madurai mayor: Leads: AIADMK 1,48,567; DMK 70,483; DMDK 43,488; Congress 10,527
Salem mayor: Leads: AIADMK 1,12,037; DMK 62,547; DMDK 24,343; Congress 9,527