Palacodu Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the PMK candidate Anbumani Ramadoss a good lead of around 77146 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 Granite Industry Labourers, Mill Workers and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Palacodu Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
ANBALAGAN. K.P. AIADMK Won
76143
MURUGAN. P.K. DMK 70160
MANNAN. K. PMK 31612
KAVERIVARMAN. K.G. DMDK 4915
None of the Above NOTA 1880
CHANDRASEKARAN. G. Youth And Students Party 536
VENKATESAN. S. Naam Tamilar Katchi 503
NANJAPPAN. P. IJK 463
GOVINDARAJAN. S. IND 430
SIVAKUMAR. S. TMK 397
KRISHNAMOORTHY. P. IND 337
PERUMAL. P. BSP 334
MURUGAN. K.G. IND 325
PACHIYAPPAN. M. IND 302
SIVAKUMAR. T. KMDK 257
ANBALAGAN. E. IND 173

Electoral History and Background

In the 2011 assembly elections, K Anbalagan of the AIADMK party has won this constituency with 94877 votes. He defeated V Selvam of the PMK party. The DMK party has won this constituency twice in the previous assembly elections. The ADK party has won this constituency four times in the past. In the assembly elections of 1967 the Indian National Congress won this constituency.

Palacode is a taluk in the Dharmapuri district. Agriculture is the main occupation of this constituency.

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