Ramanathapuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are MAMAK, BJP, INC and INL.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate A. Anwhar Raajhaa a good lead of around 119324 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|JAWAHIRULLAH.M.H||Manithaneya Makkal Katchi||56143|
|SINGAI JINNAH M.A||DMDK||16353|
|SIVAKUMAR.K||Naam Tamilar Katchi||4001|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1528|
|THOMAS JERONEKUMAR||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||1111|
|SENDURPANDIAN||All India Forward Bloc||366|
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 primarily chilli pepper manufacturers, tourism labours and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
In the assembly elections of 2011, Jawahirulla of the MAMAK party won the constituency defeating the INC with 65831 votes. The DMK party has won this constituency four times. The ADK party also has won this constituency four times. The Indian National Congress has only won this constituency once and that is in 2006 assembly elections. The ADMK party has won this constituency once in 2001 assembly elections.
This constituency is also known as Ramnad, is situated in the Ramanathapuram district. This place is close to Rameshwaram and is connected via the East Coast Road.