Gobichettipalayam Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Gobichettipalayam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, UMK, KNMK and IJK.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate V. Sathyabama a good lead of around 179315 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 Industrial labourers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Gobichettipalayam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
SENGOTTAIYAN K.A AIADMK Won
96177
SARAVANAN S.V INC 84954
MUNUSAMY M CPI 7531
SIVARAJ N.S KMDK 3341
GANAPATHI K BJP 3149
NOTA NOTA 2751
GOWREESAN S Naam Tamilar Katchi 1677
KUPPUSAMY PMK 1045
RAVISEKARAN IND 1045
LINGESWARAN IND 836
PALANISAMYRAAJ M IND 667
KUMAR D IND 416
RANGASAMY E.K IDMMK 411
BALASUBRAMANIAN P IND 366
SARAVANAN P IND 303

Electoral History and Background

Sengottaiyan K.A of the AIADMK party won the assembly election of the year 2011 and 2006 getting 94872 and 55181 votes respectively. The DMK party has won twice in past assembly elections. The ADK government has been victorious in five consecutive assembly elections from the year 1977 to 1991. The SWA was elected in the assembly elections of 1967 to power in this constituency.

This constituency comes under Erode district. Gobichettipalayam is located at the centre of southern peninsula. This constituency has 31% of the work force engaged in agriculture, 56% in trading and other activities and 13% in industry. It is one of the leading producers of silk cocoon in India.

Gobichettipalayam Assembly Election Videos 2016