Natham legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate M. Udhayakumar a good lead of around 127845 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|
|ANDI AMBALAM M.A||DMK||Won
|SIVASANKARAN V.DR||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2393|
|SANDHANAKRISHAN M||Indiya Jananayaka Katchi||1044|
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which mango, tamarind, coconut, guava, growers and cotton business i.e ready-made shirts manufacturers voters will decide the verdict.
In the assembly elections of 2011 R Viswanathan of the AIADMK party won the assembly elections. In the previous assembly elections of 2006 also the AIADMK party was victorious. The ADK party has won five consecutive elections from the year 1977 to 1991. The ADMK party has won in two assembly elections. The TMC(M) has won the constituency in the assembly elections of 1996.
The constituency of Natham is a panchayat town in the Dindigul district. The economy of the constituency is agro based and mango, tamarind, coconut, guava, cotton business flourish here. There are readymade shirt making units are also located here. The male and female population are equal number in this constituency.