Neyveli legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, PMK, LJP and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is Sivasubramaniyan.M.P.S Slo Siva Chithambaram from AIADMK. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|VELMURUGAN T||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||30528|
|KALAISELVAN B||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1557|
|CHANDIRAN S||Indiya Jananayaka Katchi||450|
The DMK, banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK has made significant impact on the voters of this constituency. The AIADMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which different categories of people will decide the verdict.
Neyveli is a state assembly constituency is a newly formed after constituency delimitations 2008. It is included in the Cuddalore parliamentary constituency. In 2011 assembly election M. P. S. Sivasubramaniyan of AIADMK won from here.
Neyveli is a mining and power Generation Township in Cuddalore district The Neyveli Township was developed after mining of lignite started under the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) in 1956. Today the Township covers 53 square kilometres provide around 18,000 houses for the employees. The town of Neyveli is well known to locals for its goat herding history. Goats from all over the Cuddalore district are brought to Neyveli by goat herders.