Radhapuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, INC, APM, JMM and IJK.
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|
|I. S. INBADURAI||AIADMK||69541|
|S. KANI AMUDHA||BJP||11131|
|S. SIVANANAINTHA PERUMAL||DMDK||8362|
|S. P. UDAYAKUMAR||IND||4891|
|S. LOBIN||Naam Tamilar Katchi||3125|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1821|
|R. P. S. KARTHEESAN||IND||203|
|V. MARY GRACY||IND||200|
Radhapuram legislative assembly constituency in Tirunelveli district is in existence since 1957 election. In 2011 election S.Michael Rayappan of DMDK won the seat with 67072 polling votes. The runner up was P.Veldurai of INC with 45597 votes.
According to the 2011 census, Radhapuram had a population of 302,268 with 149,056 males and 153,212 females. There were 1028 women for every 1000 men. It has a literacy rate of 79.67.