From Game of Thrones to Sreesanth’s towel: Best of Twitter on #Elections2016

First comes the news, then come the jokes on Twitter.

With the election results from the four states and one Union Territory being announced on Thursday, it was a big day not just for the electorate, but also for the wisecracking Twitterati who had plenty of opinions to share.

From 'Amma' jokes on Jayalalithaa's historic second successive term as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to sly comments on cricketer-turned BJP candidate Sreesanth's loss, here are the best and funniest twitter reactions to the 2016 Election Results.

From jibes against Congress...

To memes on Captain Vijayakanth

There were plenty of comments on Amma's return

And since this is the season, there were Game of Thrones references as well



And a Harry Potter one

Plenty of jibes on Sreesanth's (yet another) loss




And the real reason why outgoing Kerala CM Chandy lost

A special mention to all the Bengal and Left jokes

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Updated Date: May 19, 2016 15:53:01 IST

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