Chengalpattu legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, IJK and PMK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Maragatham a good lead of around 146866 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 company and industrial workers are the related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SANJEEVINATHAN.K||Naam Tamilar Katchi||4035|
|SELVARAJ.T||Akhila India Jananayaka Makkal Katc||119|
D. Murugesan of DMDK won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011. In the previous assembly elections the PMK party was victorious. DMK party has won twice in this constituency. ADK party has won four times in this constituency including three times consecutively in the year 1977 to 1984.
The constituency of Chengalpattu is a suburb of Chennai coming under the jurisdiction of Kanchipuram district. It has a lot of tourism value. This constituency is coming up as an industrial suburb of Chennai.