Namakkal Assembly Election 2016

Namakkal legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, IJK, KNMK and UMK.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate P. R. Sundaram a good lead of around 294374 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.

Namakkal Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
BASKAR. K.P.P AIADMK Won
89076
CHEZHIAN. R INC 75542
MATHESWARAN S Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi 10506
ELANGO. N Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar) 4341
NOTA NOTA 3828
RAJENDRAN. V BJP 2751
DURAISAMY E PMK 2751
LOGANATHAN M Naam Tamilar Katchi 2729
MURUGAN. C IND 997
PERUMAL A IND 379
MUTHUSAMY. M.P Ganasangam Party of India 341
NATARAJAN .M IND 313
PALANISAMY K IND 283
YOGANATHAN. N Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam 243
KANNAIYAN R IND 193
CHEZHIAN. S IND 168

It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Lorry body building industries labourers, poultry farm labourers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

In the 2011 assembly elections, K.P. P. Baskar of the AIADMK party won the constituency with 95579 votes. He defeated the KNMK party with a huge margin. The Indian National Congress has won twice in this constituency in the 2001 and 2006 assembly elections. The DMK party has won this constituency four times in the previous assembly elections. The ADK party has also won this constituency four times.

Nammakal is a city and municipality in the Nammakal district in Tamil Nadu. The poultry farms in Nammakal are popular plus it has lorry body building industries. A wide variety of crops are grown in this district.

Namakkal Assembly Election Videos 2016