Dindigul legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, PMK and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Gopal a good lead of around 77146 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 employees of lock making, leather, administrative services, agricultural trading, banking, agricultural machinery and educational services are the related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|BASHEER AHAMAED M||DMK||70694|
|THIRUMALAI BALAJI T.A||BJP||5079|
|GANESAN M.P||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2227|
|ARASUR MANOHARAN S||BSP||429|
|HAKKIM RAJA A||IND||414|
|PHILIPDAS A||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||78|
K. Balabharathi of CPM party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011. In the previous assembly elections of 2006 the same candidate in CPI(M) won the constituency. The CPM party has won this constituency totally four times. DMK party has won once here. ADK, IND and NCO party have won once here.
The constituency of Dindigul is located in the district of Dindigul. Tobacco industry is the main source of employment for the inhabitants here. This city is also the leading producers and suppliers of leather in the Tamil Nadu.