DMK has called off its alliance with Congress. BJP was wooing Jaya but she has PM ambitions. Left provided support to her as PM candidate. In a few days she threw out Left Parties of the alliance in the state. It’s a four cornered contest. AIADMK DMK Congress NDA. BJP has formed a grand alliance including MDMK, DMDK, and PMK.
Source: Statistical Reports, Election Commission of India
Congress is dead in the state. Chidu not fighting, got ticket for his son. DMK plagued by infighting and has recently suspended Karuna’s son Alagiri. DMK has been giving contradictory statements to keep all options open post polls. NDA could make inroads. PB estimates 25 seats for AIADMK, 8 seats for NDA and 6 seats for DMK.
Post polls jaya might support NDA. That’s why Modi has not openly criticised her.