Sankarapuram Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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.

Sankarapuram Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
UDHAYASURIYAN.T DMK Won
90920
MOHAN P AIADMK 76392
SIVARAMAN S PMK 13612
GOVINTHAN.R DMDK 13343
RAJENDRAN S KMDK 1189
MOORTHY M K IND 1181
ABDUL GAFOOR.G SDPI 1141
None of the Above NOTA 1032
RAJAMANI V IND 955
SANKAR S Naam Tamilar Katchi 663
MANNAN M P BSP 572
ARUMUGAM P IND 541
SARATHI K IJK 315
MARIKANNU A IND 314
DHANAM K Republican Party of India 275
SENTHIL MURUGAN P IND 228
JAYAPRAKASH K IND 223
ARASU A IND 221
OVIYAR ANANDH C Lok Jan Shakti Party 178

Electoral History and Background

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%.

Sankarapuram Assembly Election Videos 2016