Mettur Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Mettur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, PMK 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 SR Parthiban from DMDK. 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.

Mettur Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
SEMMALAI.S AIADMK Won
72751
PARTHIBAN.S.R DMK 66469
MANI.G.K PMK 49939
BOOPATHY.R DMDK 5892
NOTA NOTA 1829
BALASUBRAMANIAN.P BJP 1428
RAJAGOUNDER.A Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi 1345
VENKATACHALAM.N Naam Tamilar Katchi 981
VENKATACHALAM.N Nationalist Congress Party 826
SEVANTHI.V Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam 783
PARTHIBAN.R IND 707
NANGA GOUNDER.D IND 572
PARANTHAMAN.K IND 544
SUBRAMANIAM.P IND 526
NANTHAKUMAR.N IND 515
PADMARAJAN.K.DR IND 359
PALANISAMY.K IND 340
BAKKIYAM.A IND 309
KARUNAKARAN M.V Ganasangam Party of India 268
PRABHU.S IND 238
SIVA.A IND 236
JAGANATHAN.V IND 226
MATHAYAN.C BJP 174
USHA RANI.R IND 160
PARTHIBAN.I IND 157

Electoral History and Background

Mettur assembly constituency is in Salem district with the headquarters of the taluk is the town of Mettur. According to the 2011 census, Mettur had a population of 417,460 with 217,182 males and 200,278 females. There were 922 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 63.91.

Mettur is an industrial and tourism town. It is best known for the Mettur Dam. Mettur Dam, also called Stanley Reservoir, is constructed across the Kaveri River in Tamil Nadu. Mettur is one of the sources of electricity for Tamil Nadu. It has Thermal and Hydro Electric Power Stations.

Mettur is also called "Aluminium city of Tamil Nadu". Its aluminium plant, operated by Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO) has its own bauxite mines at Yercaud (Salem district) and Kolli Hills (Namakkal district). The company is one of the five integrated primary aluminium producers in India.

Mettur Assembly Election Videos 2016