Madathukulam South legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, INC and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Maragatham a good lead of around 146866 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 Agricultural Labours and industrial labourers are the related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|MAHESWARI A S||TMC(M)||6208|
|RAVISHANKAR C||Naam Tamilar Katchi||388|
C.Shanmugavelu of the AIADMK party won in this constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 78622 votes. Defeating everyone closest being DMK party with 58953 votes.
This constituency belongs to the district of Tirupur in Tamil Nadu. Madathukulam has a population of 20,000 with males constituting 51% and females 49%. The constituency has average literacy rate of 70% higher than the national literacy rate. The town is still agriculture dependant to an extent. Most of the population are aware of the politics in town and take part in it.