Padmanabhapuram Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is Pushpa Leela Alban from DMK. 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.

Padmanabhapuram Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
MANO THANGARAJ T DMK Won
76249
RAJENDRA PRASAD K P AIADMK 35344
SHEEBA PRASAD SU BJP 31994
JEGANATHAN D DMDK 13185
None of the Above NOTA 1359
ARUL SELESTIN RAJ Naam Tamilar Katchi 826
VELUDHAS M P IND 588
V M JEGADEV Shivsena 445
SHAJU V PMK 410
DURAIRAJ S IND 306
RAJENDRA PRASATH V IND 270
AMALA RAJESH A People Party of India(secular) 213
RAJU S IND 162
SUNIL RAJ T The Future India Party 106
SHAJIN S Tamilaga Sthabana Congress 103

Electoral History and Background

Padmanabhapuram is an assembly constituency located in Nagercoil Lok Sabha Constituency in Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu.

Padmanabhapuram is a city and a municipality near Thuckalay in Kanyakumari district. Padmanabhapuram was the erstwhile capital of the princely state of Travancore in India.

According to 2011 census, Padmanabhapuram had a population of 21,342 with a sex-ratio of 1,029 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929.

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 10.61% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 83.92%, compared to the national average of 72.99

Padmanabhapuram Assembly Election Videos 2016