Nannilam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Gopal a good lead of around 106079 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|
|ANBUSELVAM. S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1860|
|SARAVANAN. R||Indiya Jananayaka Katchi||316|
|VIJAYAN. R||Makkal Manadu Katchi||133|
|PANASAI ARANGAN. K. N||IND||124|
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
In the 2011 assembly elections R Kamaraj of AIADMK party won this constituency with 92071 votes defeating R Elangovan of the DMK party. The DMK party has won four time previously from this constituency. During the assembly elections of 1967 Indian National Congress won this constituency. The TMC(M) won this constituency two times in 1996 and 2001 assembly elections. The ADK party has won twice from this constituency.
Nannilam is a panchayat town in Thiruvarur District. This town is a major hub for nearby villages. The majority of population in this town are farmers.