Rasipuram Assembly Election 2016

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.

Rasipuram Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
SAROJA V. DR AIADMK Won
86901
DURAISAMY V.P DMK 77270
PUSHPAGANDHI J PMK 6952
ARJUN G VCK 4341
None of the Above NOTA 2795
BHARATHI P KMDK 2542
KUPPUSAMY C BJP 2375
ARUNKUMAR S Naam Tamilar Katchi 2076
MANICKAM S.M IND 590
DURAISAMY P IND 400
CHINNATHAMBI K Republican Party of India (A) 264
DURAISAMY P.V IND 192
SENTHIL A IND 171

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.

Rasipuram Assembly Election Videos 2016