Orathanadu 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 assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is R Vaithilingam from AIADMK. 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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|KANDHASAMY. M||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1891|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1882|
|SARAVANA IYAPPAN. M||PMK||1444|
|RAJA. K||Tamilaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam||232|
Orathanadu assembly constituency is a taluk of Thanjavur district. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Orathanadu. According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Orathanadu had a population of 246,689 with 120,460 males and 126,229 females. There were 1048 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 68.56.