Ranipet legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, PBM and AIJK.
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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|MURALI. M. K||PMK||23850|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2121|
|NAVASKHAN. A||Naam Tamilar Katchi||800|
|MANAVALAN YADEV. K||Lok Jan Shakti Party||135|
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.
Ranipet is a legislative assembly constituency comes under Arakkonam Lok sabha Constituency. In 2011 assembly election A. Mohammedjan of AIADMK won from this seat. He was the Minister for Backward Classes but was dropped from cabinet on in 2013.
Ranipet is a suburb town and industrial hub of Vellore city. It is a major industrial town located on NH 4 Chennai-Bangalore highway. South India's first rail operation was operated between Royapuram to Ranipet.
According to 2011 census, Ranipet had a population of 50,764 with a sex-ratio of 1,091 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 34.3% and .04% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 81. %, compared to the national average of 72.99%. As per the religious census of 2011, Ranipet had 76.42% Hindus, 15.19% Muslims, 8.02% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.04% Buddhists, 0.27% Jains, 0.03% following other religions and 0.02% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.