Anthiyur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and UMK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. Selvakumara Chinnayan a good lead of around 211563 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.
Banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK, the DMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency, the AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes.
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily textile garments labourers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Venkatachalam A G||DMK||66263|
|Raja Sampath M K||DMDK||5828|
|Mohankumar P G||BJP||1962|
|Manimekalai K||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1101|
|Murugan R R||JD(U)||370|
|Prabhu E||Vidiyalai Thedum Indhiyargal Party||312|
|Marappa Gounder S P||IDMMK||297|
|Sheikdavood A M||IND||212|
Ramanitharan.S.S of the AIADMK part won this constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 78496 votes. It left behind all the other parties the closest on its tail being DMK with 53242 votes.
This constituency of Anthiyur is under the Erode district. Anthiyur is popular for Beetel Leaves and textile garments. It is also popular for its weekly markets.