Nanguneri legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, INC and JMM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. R. P. Prabakaran a good lead of around 126099 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 ALIAS KASINIVENDAN . S||AIFB||14203|
|KARVANNAN. E||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2325|
|THIRUPPATHI . S||PMK||660|
|LINGADURAI. T||Vidiyalai Thedum Indhiyargal Party||434|
|ASHOK. M||Eluchi Desam Party||404|
|KANNAN. S||Tamilaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam||315|
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Industrial Labourers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
A.Narayanan of the AIADMK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011 getting 65510 votes. The ADK party has won this constituency three times, two times consecutively and one time again. The Indian National Congress has won the constituency two times in the assembly elections.
The constituency of Nanguneri belongs to the Tirunelveli district. This constituency has Special Economic Zone status that got approval from the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2008. Majority of the population is agriculture dependant and the awareness for election has set in this constituency.