Manachanallur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, PBM 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|
|MANIKANDAN. R||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1704|
|MAHALINGAM. S||United Communist Party of India||355|
|ZAHIR HUSSAIN. M||IND||306|
|GOVINDAN. R||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||195|
|NAGAJOTHI. G||Republican Party of India (A)||188|
|PARTHIBAN. V||Makkal Manadu Katchi||166|
|CHANDRA. C||Youth And Students Party||151|
Manachanallur assembly constituency is newly formed after constituency delimitations 2008. It is in Tiruchirappalli district and included in the Perambalur parliamentary constituency.
In 2011 election T.P Poonachi of AIADMK won this seat getting 83105 votes. N. Selvaraj of DMK got 63915 votes. The constituency's MLA T. P. Poonachi has become a minister for Khadi and Village Industries in the current Tamil Nadu cabinet.
Manachanallur is a town Panchayat in Tiruchirappalli district. It is well known for its numerous rice mills and for manufacturing ponni rice cultured on the shores of Kaveri River.
As of 2011 India census, Manachanallur had a population of 25,931. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Manachanallur has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%.