Modakurichi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and INC.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. Selvakumara Chinnayan a good lead of around 211563 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 related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SURIAMOORTHI S.||Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi||5607|
|CHINNAMALAI KRISHNAKUMAR J.||BJP||4052|
|PRAKASH G.||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1713|
|BASKARAN G.||Janata Dal (United)||431|
Kittusamy R.N of AIADMK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011 getting 87705 votes. In the previous assembly elections of 2006 INC party won the constituency. ADK has won the three time consecutively plus another time. DMK party has won the constituency thrice. SSP party won in the assembly elections of the year 1967.
This constituency is a panchayat town in Erode district. Agriculture is the dominant occupation in the constituency of Modakurichi.