Madurai East legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, IJK and JMM.
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|
|KARTHIK PRABU M||BJP||6926|
|VETRIKUMARAN C||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2998|
|JAFAR SULTHAN IBRAHIM M||SDPI||1686|
|SHAHUL HAMEED A||IND||135|
|SOUNDARAM G T||LJSP||95|
Madurai East is a legislative assembly constituency is in Madurai district. In 2011 assembly election K. Tamilarasan of AIAADMK was declared winner polling 99447 votes. The runner up was P. Moorthy of DMK who got 70692 votes.
Madurai East will be one of 17 assembly constituencies to have VVPAT facility with EVMs in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election, 2016.