Egmore legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP 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|
|PARITHI ELLAMVAZHUTHI E||AIADMK||44381|
|JAYALAKSHMI I||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1450|
|VENKATACHALAM V||Youth And Students Party||179|
|KUBENDRAN S||Makkalatchi Katchi||70|
|CHANDRAKALA J||Jan Shakti Dal||54|
|ARUN KUMAR A||IND||39|
Egmore legislative assembly is reserved for schedule caste (SC). It includes the locality, Egmore, which is in Chennai. Egmore assembly constituency was part of Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency. Local parties, such as the DMK, were officially registered as Independent parties, during the 1957 election. This constituency has been a stronghold for the DMK since 1957, since the formation of the party, winning every election except the 1962 election, when Anbazhagan of DMK lost to Jothi Venkatachalam, by 1617 votes (2.66%). In the 2011 assembly election the sitting MLA K. Nalla Thambi of DMDK won this seat.