Oddanchatram Assembly Election 2016

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Oddanchatram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP and IJK.

In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.

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.

Oddanchatram Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
SAKKARAPANI R DMK Won
121715
KITTUSAMY K AIADMK 55988
SANTHANAM K CPI 3684
PALANISAMY S.K BJP 1909
NOTA NOTA 1274
MUTHUKUMAR K IND 1050
ARUMUGAM M Nationalist Congress Party 701
SELVAKUMAR K Naam Tamilar Katchi 611
VELLIYANGIRI S IND 447
MARIMUTHU T S IND 435
MOHAMED NAINER M IND 420
ARULANANTHAN P Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi 376
SHANMUGAM K PMK 367
SAKTHIVEL A IND 258
CHELLAMUTHU K IND 93
SHANMUGAVEL P IND 86

Electoral History and Background

Oddanchatram assembly constituency is part of Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency. Current MLA is L.R Sakarapani of DMK. He got 87743 votes. His nearest rival was P. Baalasubramani of AIADMK. He got 72810 votes.

According to 2011 census, Oddanchatram had a population of 30,064 with a gender-ratio of 994 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 20.3% and .06% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 77.11%, compared to the national average of 72.99%. Oddanchatram is popular for its large vegetable market.

Oddanchatram Assembly Election Videos 2016