"Recalling a song in a Tamil movie starring party founder M.G. Ramachandran or MGR, she said the AIADMK party was poised to taste victory after victory.

"I will fulfil all the promises made in the poll manifesto and make Tamil Nadu the number one state in India," Jayalalithaa said.Since 1984, Tamil Nadu has been voting out the party in power. Jayalalithaa thanked the people for reversing the trend.

Jayalalithaa is the first leader in Tamil Nadu to win successive assembly elections -- after her political mentor MGR.Under MGR's leadership, the AIADMK won the 1977, 1980 and 1984 elections. MGR kept the DMK out of power till his death in December 1987.

Early vote counting trends showed the AIADMK-led alliance is leading in 111 constituencies. Already AIADMK party cadres are in the celebration mood at the party headquarters here.

Most of the opinion and exit polls had predicted the DMK to win the elections. The AIADMK fielded 227 candidates, leaving seven seats for its allies. But all of them contested with the AIADMK symbol of two leaves.

Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa is leading in Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency.The DMK-led alliance is leading in 77 seats.

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