Nagercoil legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and ABHM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the BJP candidate Pon Radhakrishnan a good lead of around 128662 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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SURESH RAJAN N||DMK||Won
|NANJIL MURUGESAN. A||AIADMK||45824|
|CHRISTIN RANI S||MDMK||5803|
|DHANAM P.M||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1855|
|DR. JACKSON M.S||Democratic Corruption Liberation Fr||1411|
|KATHIRESAN R||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||154|
|SUBI||The Future India Party||147|
|SURESH S||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||130|
|ANITHA SWEETY G||IND||125|
|NAGOOR MEERAN PEER MOHAMED. U||IND||67|
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Industrial Labours, Cottage Industrial Labours and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
In 2011 assembly elections, A Nanjil Murugesan of AIADMK party won this constituency with 58819 votes. The DMK party was runners up. The DMK party has won this constituency thrice in the previous assembly elections. The Indian National Congress has won the constituency twice in the year 1989 and 1991. The ADK party has won this constituency twice in the year 1977 and 1980.
This constituency houses some of the famous temples in South India. It is located in Kanyakumari district in the Nagercoil Lok Sabha constituency.