Harbour legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, SDPI and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is Pala Karuppiah from AIADMK. 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|
|SEKAR BABU P K||DMK||Won
|SREENIVASAN K S||AIADMK||37235|
|AMEER HAMSA S||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA||4161|
|MURAD BUHARI B||MDMK||1970|
|ANWAR BAIG||Naam Tamilar Katchi||902|
|NAZEER HUSSAIN S||BSP||182|
|ABESAR||Youth And Students Party||120|
|SAGAYAM G||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||71|
|RAVI M L||Desiya Makkal Sakthi Katchi||49|
|CHANDRA BOMMU K||IND||45|
|MAHENDRA KUMAR J||IND||32|
|UVAKUMAR P N||IND||31|
Harbour Assembly Constituency is in Chennai city. In 2011 assembly election Karuppiah Pala of AIADMK won this seat polling 53920 votes while Altaf Hussain of DMK got 33603 votes. It’s from 2016 January the seat is vacant due to resignation of sitting MLA.