Omalur Assembly Election 2016

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

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate V. Pannerselvam a good lead of around 267610 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.

It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily leather, handloom textiles workers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Omalur Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
VETRIVEL.S AIADMK Won
89169
AMMASI.S DMK 69213
TAMILARASU.A PMK 48721
ELANGOVAN.A.R DMDK 9744
NOTA NOTA 1739
SELVARAJ.C IND 1486
SARAVANAN.P Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi 1111
GOVINDARAJ.S Indiya Jananayaka Katchi 1030
RAMESH.V Naam Tamilar Katchi 944
SELVARAJ.P IND 683
SADAIYAN.M BSP 633
ARJUNAN.M IND 537
RAGUPATHI.P.M Nationalist Congress Party 537
ABDUL WAHID.E IND 390
KALIAPPAN.A IND 309
SARASWATHI.P IND 298
SELLADURAI.V IND 262
AMBETHKAR.V IND 216
RAJA.K IND 166
RAVISANKAR.G IND 107

Electoral History and Background

In the assembly elections of 2011, C Krishnan of AIADMK party won the constituency with 112102 votes. He defeated PMK party candidate A Tamizharasu who got 65558 votes. This constituency has been won twice by the DMK party. In the assembly elections of 1967 the DMK party won the constituency with 28121 votes. The ADK party has won the constituency thrice from the year 1977.

This constituency is a panchayat town in Salem district. Omalur is the second largest taluk in the district of Salem. The major economic activity of this town include agriculture, leather and handloom textiles. There are many important universities here attracting people from all over the country.

Omalur Assembly Election Videos 2016