Polur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, PMK and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate R. Vanaroja a good lead of around 168606 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 agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1230|
|KANDAN.P||Naam Tamilar Katchi||624|
|VIJAYAKUMAR.B||Republican Party of India (A)||424|
|VIJAYAN.D||Valimai Valartchi Indians Party||235|
AIADMK won the constituency during the assembly elections of 2011. The candidate was Jayasudha.L. It defeated the PMK party. The DMK party won this constituency four times since the assembly elections of 1967. The Indian Nation Congress has won this constituency three times. In the previous year too INC won the constituency. The ADK party has won this constituency two times.
Polur is a largest township in the Tiruvanamalai district. Agriculture is the main occupation in this constituency.