Palayamkottai legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP and CPI(M).
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. 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|
|HYDER ALI S.K.A||AIADMK||51591|
|NIZAM MOHIDEEN K.M.A||MDMK||12593|
|NIRMAL SINGH YADAV .M||BJP||7063|
|SHAHUL HAMEED K.S||SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA||7008|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2947|
|ARUMUGA NAINAR .S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2592|
|NISHTHAR ALI .S||PMK||1315|
|PHINEHAS RATHINAM .P||IND||302|
|DAVID JEBA RAJ .V||IND||189|
Palayamkottai is an assembly constituency located in Tirunelveli Lok Sabha Constituency. Palayamkottai and Tirunelveli are called as Twin city. It is on the eastern bank of the Thamirabarani river, while its twin city Tirunelveli is on the western bank.
In 2012 by election held here K. Thondaiman of AIADMK won this seat polling 101998 votes. J. Hussain. N. of DMDK got 30500 votes. In 2011 assembly election T. P. M. Mohideen Khan of DMK won from here.