Aranthangi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP, INC and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.
The DMK, banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK 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 different categories of people will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Kulam Mohamed M||SDPI||1741|
|Arul Justin Diraviam C||TMMK||1176|
|Gemini Ganesan M||IJK||922|
|Sakila Banu A||Naam Tamilar Katchi||835|
|Sethu Madhavan K||IND||222|
|Abdul Jafaar S||IND||119|
Aranthangi legislative assembly is unreserved seat situated in Pudukkottai district. It is part of Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency. According to data with the Election Commission of India, Aranthangi constituency has a total of 1, 70,564 registered voters. It has 84,814 male and 85,750 female voters.
The AIADMK won this seat in the 2011 assembly elections. Raja Nayagam M., the AIADMK candidate, got 67,559 votes. His main contender, Thirunavukkarasar Su of INC, got 50,903. The winning margin was 16,656 votes, that is, 13.01 % of the total valid votes. The voter turnout was 75.07 %.