Polling📥 begins in a single phase today in Kerala and Puducherry. PM Modi✌ has posted on social media💬: “Urging all voters in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry to vote in record numbers today & be a part of this festival of democracy.” More than 💯cr in cash💰 was seized in TN. Voting was cancelled🚫 in 2 TN constituencies, Aravakurichi and Thanjavur, as there were complaints of voters being bribed💸. Elections have been postponed to 23 May there. DMK🌅 chief M Karunanidhi, 93, was one of the early voters in the state eager to see what the DMK-Congress✋alliance will do. In Kerala voting was held for 140 seats💺, where the power alternates between the LDF and UDF every 5⃣ years, similar to TN where the power shifts between DMK and AIADMK. The BJP🔸 is taking up a major role in TN for the first time.