The DMK led alliance which included the Congress, CPI, CPI (M), Viduthalai Chiruthaikal (VCK) and a host of smaller parties have swept the state, and is of now leading in 36 of the 39 seats. In many of the seats they have crossed leads of more than one lakh votes.
Five players including last edition runner up R Bharathi of Tamilnadu,Nimmy A G of Kerala and Mahalakshmi of Tamilnadu emerged joint leaders with five points after sixth round in the Amity 39th National Women Challengers Championship.
Massive protests erupted against the Jallikattu ban on Tuesday morning continued across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday with thousands of people joining in Madurai, Chennai, Salem and Coimbatore. The protests that started in Madurai a day after Pongal festival spread to other parts of Tamil Nadu after police arrested over 200 protesters there on Tuesday morning.