Peravurani Assembly Election 2016

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

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.

Peravurani Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
GOVINDARASU M AIADMK Won
73908
ASHOK KUMAR N DMK 72913
THAMAYANTHI T CPI 5816
ELANGO R BJP 4612
BALADHANDAYUTHAM K Naam Tamilar Katchi 1602
None of the Above NOTA 1294
GURUMURTHY M TMMK 540
ANBIN SELVAM S IND 457
THIYAGARAJAN P PMK 421
BALU AV IND 334

Electoral History and Background

Peravurani is a panchayat town in Thanjavur district. It is the admistrative headquarters of the Peravurani Taluk. In 2011 assembly election C. Arun pandian DMDK won the seat polling 51010 votes. K. Mahendran of Congress INC got 43816 votes.

At the 2001 India census, Peravurani had a population of 21,025. Males constituted 49% of the population and females 51%. Peravurani has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 63%.

Agriculture is the main economy of this region. This area is the highest producer of coconut in the state. Coir industry is also an important livelihood of people here due to the large generation of coconut by products. Dairy and Dairy products are also a major source of income in this region.

Peravurani Assembly Election Videos 2016