Tamil Nadu Urban Local Body Election Results LIVE Updates: DMK wins 49 wards in Chennai, takes massive lead elsewhere

Tamil Nadu Urban Civic Local Body Elections: The counting of votes began at 8 a.m. in Chennai, under stringent security precautions. In the February 19 urban local bodies election, Tamil Nadu received 60.70 percent of the vote.

Tamil Nadu held local body elections for the first time in over a decade. Keep an eye on IndiaToday.in for LIVE updates on the Tamil Nadu Urban Civic Local Body Election Results.

OPS bastion Theni captured by DMK Theni, the hometown of AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and an AIADMK bastion, was gained by the Stalin-led party in a symbolic triumph for the DMK.

OPS bastion Theni captured by DMK Theni, the hometown of AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and an AIADMK bastion, was gained by the Stalin-led party in a symbolic triumph for the DMK.

DMK wins 49 wards in Chennai, takes massive lead elsewhere Counting trends at 2 pm pointed to a DMK sweep of the Tamil Nadu Urban Local Body Election

According to state election commission data, DMK has won 49 wards in Chennai, while AIADMK has secured 5.

In Coimbatore, where 100 wards are up for grabs, DMK has won 22 while AIADMK was reduced to 1. The BJP won 3 while the CPI(M) bagged 11.

Madurai: DMK - 32 AIADMK - 9 Independent - 4 Vellore: DMK - 9 AIADMK - 3 Erode: DMK - 24 AIADMK - 2 Karur: DMK - 35 AIADMK - 2