The Tamil Nadu native physique polls held throughout 9 districts have registered a stunning profitable streak: followers of widespread actor Vijay contesting underneath the Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam have received 109 seats throughout numerous posts within the native our bodies.
The victory is being seen as the primary electoral foray of a political motion related to the actor.
Information present that followers of the actor have received in northern Tamil Nadu districts akin to Kanchipuram, Chengalpet, and mid-central districts akin to Villupuram, Ranipet and Tirupatthur, and a few within the deep South akin to Tenkasi and different districts. The actor is but to make a press release on the victories.
Earlier, Vijay had filed a case in opposition to his father, filmmaker SA Chandrasekaran, for utilizing his photos and different model collateral for a motion referred to as Vijay Makkal Iyakkam. Now, the victories by followers belong to the outfit referred to as Thalapathy Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, which, in keeping with sources amongst followers, has the approval and help of the actor himself.
Vijay’s political journey has been largely tangential: he had met with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in August 2009, however the actor clarified after the assembly that he had no critical political plans. Not too long ago, the actor has been brazenly expressing help to victims of police excesses — the anti-Sterlite protest and police motion — and controversies of public curiosity akin to agitations in opposition to the medical entrance take a look at NEET.
Within the political scene in Tamil Nadu, actor Rajinikanth had just lately thrown within the towel and bid goodbye to the world after retaining followers and political observers in anticipation for effectively over twenty years. After the short rise and steep downfall of actor Vijayakanth, monickered Captain and having fun with help amongst a legion of followers, there was little motion within the cinema-to-politics route.
Political observers say actor Vijay, having constructed a big base of loyal followers and with no peer in sight, may effectively be the following entrant into Tamil Nadu from the world of cinema.