Rishivandiyam Assembly Election 2016

Rishivandiyam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, INC, LSP and IJK.

In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is Vijayakanth from DMDK. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.

Rishivandiyam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
KARTHIKEYAN.K DMK Won
92607
DHANDAPANI.K AIADMK 72104
VINCENT JAYARAJ.VJP DMDK 14239
PANDIYAN.KP PMK 8148
BARATH.S IND 1710
RAPHAEL RAJ.C IND 1090
CHANDRASEKARAN.V IND 1022
SAKTHIVEL.S BSP 918
None of the Above NOTA 867
MUNIYAN.K Naam Tamilar Katchi 782
JAYARAMAN.S IND 630
SANDHANAM.M IND 513
KARTHIK.R IND 494
SENTHILKUMAR.M IJK 406
DHANDAPANI.D IND 322
ELUMALAI.N Valimai Valartchi Indians Party 239
KAMALAKANNAN.M IND 212
RADHAKRISHNAN.C IND 186
SHANKAR.S Youth And Students Party 119
ANBAZHAGAN.M IND 89

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.

Rishivandiyam is a state assembly constituency is part of Cuddalore Lok Sabha constituency. In 2011 election, it had 204,469 total numbers of voters. It included 30% Vanniars, 24% Adi Dravidars, 13% Mudaliars, 12% Yadavas, 5% Muslims and 7% Christians.

Rishivandiyam Assembly Election Videos 2016