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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|MATHESWARAN S||Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi||10506|
|ELANGO. N||Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)||4341|
|LOGANATHAN M||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2729|
|MUTHUSAMY. M.P||Ganasangam Party of India||341|
|YOGANATHAN. N||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||243|
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.