Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday said he was confident of victory in the polls underway in Tamil Nadu.
 
Expressing self-confidence, Karunanidhi said that he was confident of a clear mandate.
 
“Chances of DMK’s victory in the elections are very bright. We are confident of a clear mandate,” he said.
 
 
 
 
Polling commenced in 232 constituencies across Tamil Nadu at 7 am on Monday, in which over 5.7 crore people are expected to vote.
 
The Election Commission has postponed the elections in Thanjavur and Aravakurichi after it received complaints about large scale distribution of money to the voters by political parties and their candidates vitiating the electoral process. 
 
In 234 constituencies a total of 3,776 candidates including 320 women are in the fray. There are 1,566 independent candidates are also trying their electoral fortunes.