Royapuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP and INC.
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|
|SYED RAFI BASHA H||SDPI||4345|
|JEMELAA M R||BJP||3562|
|BIJU CHACKO||Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)||3191|
|ANANDHA RAJ B||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2387|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2348|
|PERUMAL T S||PMK||2126|
|PURUSHOTHAMAN P P||IND||282|
|GANESH PRABHU P||IND||138|
|VANNAI SATHYA @ SATHYANARAYANAN||IND||49|
Royapuram is a legislative assembly constituency that includes the locality, Royapuram. Royapuram assembly constituency is part of Chennai North Parliamentary constituency. In 2011 assembly election D. Jayakumar of AIADMK got 65099 votes while R. Manohar of INC got 43727 votes
Royapuram is also known as Chennai fishing harbour or Kasimedu fishing harbour, is one of the major fishing grounds for catching fishes. The harbour can accommodate 1,395 fishing boats. A retail fish market known as the Kasimedu fishing harbour market with 90 stalls is located within the Chennai fishing harbour complex adjacent to the auction shed of the fishing harbour. The market sells a variety of fishes including seer, pomfret, prawn, shark, sardine, crab, silver bellies, carangids and mackerel.