Rasipuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP 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|
|SAROJA V. DR||AIADMK||Won
|None of the Above||NOTA||2795|
|ARUNKUMAR S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2076|
|CHINNATHAMBI K||Republican Party of India (A)||264|
Rasipuram assembly constituency is in Namakkal district. This constituency is reserved for schedule caste. In 2011 assembly election P. Dhanapal of AIADMK emerged winner polling 90186 votes. The runner up was V.P. Duraisamy who got 65469 votes.
According to the 2011 census, Rasipuram had a population of 339,790 with 173,079 males and 166,711 females. There were 963 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 66.49. And importantly cinema alumni like director M.Saravanan, Comedy actor sathish hail from Rasipuram.