J Jayalalithaa defied anti-incumbency and proved her detractors wrong again as she steered the AIADMK to power for a second consecutive term, bucking the tradition since 1989 when no party has retained power for successive terms in Tamil Nadu.
The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo, known as ‘Puratchi Thalaivi’ (Revolutionary Leader), has cemented her image as a fighter despite challenges that haunted her in the form of corruption cases. They even forced her to quit twice.
Soon after the early trends showed AIADMK leading, people were certain of Amma’s return. Thereafter, Twitteratti completely lost it with ‘Mummy Returns’ tweets with some people from the state trolling themselves :
Others on Twitter were just out to have some fun :
If people love your schemes , they don’t care for your scams 😇 #TNElectionResults— Vaishali MP (@MpVaishali4) May 19, 2016
With inputs from PTI