Chengam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, INC and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is T Suresh kumar from DMDK. 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|
|VENNILA.S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||666|
|PANDU. M||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||313|
|ANBAZHAGAN. S||Valimai Valartchi Indians Party||209|
Chengam is a state assembly constituency is the biggest Taluk of Tiruvannamalai district. It is a Scheduled Caste reserved constituency.
As of 2011 India census Chengam had a population of 280581 with male as142089 and female as 138492. Chengam has an average literacy rate of 61.3%