Sankarapuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are DMK, BSP, BJP, LJP 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 P Mohan from AIADMK. 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|
|MOORTHY M K||IND||1181|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1032|
|SANKAR S||Naam Tamilar Katchi||663|
|MANNAN M P||BSP||572|
|DHANAM K||Republican Party of India||275|
|SENTHIL MURUGAN P||IND||228|
|OVIYAR ANANDH C||Lok Jan Shakti Party||178|
Sankarapuram is a taluk and panchayat town in Villupuram district. As of 2001 India census, Sankarapuram had a population of 12,243. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sankarapuram has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 57%.