Cheyyur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP, PBM, VCK 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|
|ARASU R T||DMK||Won
|DHASARATHAN||Naam Tamilar Katchi||919|
Cheyyur assembly constituency is newly formed after constituency delimitation in 2008. It is included in the Kanchipuram parliamentary constituency. It is reserved for Schedule caste. In 2011 election V. S. Raji of AIADMK got 78307 votes. The runner-up was D. Parventhan of VCK who got 51723 votes.
According to the 2011 census, Cheyyur had a population of 203,719 with 102,128 males and 101,591 females. There were 995 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 66.68.