Egmore Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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.

Egmore Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
RAVICHANDRAN K.S DMK Won
55060
PARITHI ELLAMVAZHUTHI E AIADMK 44381
VENKATESAN M BJP 7159
PRABHU T DMDK 6321
NOTA NOTA 2840
RAJENDRAN A PMK 1814
JAYALAKSHMI I Naam Tamilar Katchi 1450
BALASUNDARAM M IND 255
EZHILARASAN I BSP 255
NAGARAJAN M IND 192
VENKATACHALAM V Youth And Students Party 179
GUNASEKAR N IND 128
ASHOK A SHS 103
MUKUNTHAN J IND 97
SELVAM I IND 79
KUBENDRAN S Makkalatchi Katchi 70
CHANDRAKALA J Jan Shakti Dal 54
DHATCHAYANI M IND 52
ARUN KUMAR A IND 39
PRASATH S IND 36
RAJASEKAR S IND 36
JAYARAJ S IND 35

Electoral History and Background

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.

Egmore Assembly Election Videos 2016