Orathanadu Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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.

Orathanadu Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
RAMCHANDRAN. M DMK Won
84378
VAITHILINGAM. R AIADMK 80733
RAMANATHAN. P DMDK 6351
KANDHASAMY. M Naam Tamilar Katchi 1891
None of the Above None of the Above 1882
SARAVANA IYAPPAN. M PMK 1444
KESAVAN. T BJP 1003
JAYAPAL. A BSP 739
GOPURAJ. M IND 508
BASKARAN. R IND 446
MADHAVAN. T IND 297
RAJA. K Tamilaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam 232

Electoral History and Background

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.

Orathanadu Assembly Election Videos 2016