Madurai West legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are 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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|THIRUNAVUKKARASU V||Naam Tamilar Katchi||3454|
|MEENAKSHI V C||Samuga Makkal Katchi||310|
|ESWARAN S||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||277|
|GANESH MOORTHY M||IND||89|
|MURUGAN S||Makkal Manadu Katchi||81|
|JEGA VEERAN S||IND||78|
Madurai West Constituency has 1, 33,725 male votes and 1,32,756 female voters other are 13. The total number of voters in this constituency is 2, 66,494. In 2011 assembly election KM Raju of AIADMK bagged 94798 votes to emerge as winner from this seat. G. Thalapathi of DMK got 56037 votes and was runner up.
Areas coming under Madurai west assembly segment are. portion of Madurai North taluk, Koilpappakudi, Paravai, Vilangudi, part of Madurai South taluk, Kodimangalam, Melamathur, Keezhamathur, Kizhaamathikattinan, Thuvariman, Achampattu, Erkudi, Sambakudi, Pudukulam and Madurai Corporation Wards 60 to 72.