Panruti 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 PBM.
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|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1988|
|MAHABOOBASHA.S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1373|
Panruti is the legislative assembly that includes the city, Panruti. It is part of the Cuddalore Lok Sabha constituency.
In 2011 assembly election P.Sivakolunthu of DMDK emerged as winner with 82187 votes. Saba.Rajendran of DMK got 71471 votes.
This constituency is notable for Mr. Panruti Ramachandran or Panruttiar, who was elected to this constituency 6 times, under 3 different parties, DMK, AIADMK and PMK. He won the 1967 and 1971 election under DMK, 1977 1980, 1984 under AIADMK, 1991 under PMK.
Panruti is famous for jackfruit and cashews. According to the 2011 census, the taluk of Panruti had a population of 412,654 with 207,509 males and 205,145 females. There were 989 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 67.96.