Senthamangalam Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Senthamangalam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are 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.

Senthamangalam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
CHANDRASEKARAN C AIADMK Won
91339
PONNUSAMY K DMK 79006
SATHIYA M DMDK 5609
CHINNUSAMY M KMDK 4014
None of the Above NOTA 2664
SUSILA K PMK 2447
ANBUTHAMBI R Naam Tamilar Katchi 2219
VARADAN M IND 903
MANIKANDAN P IJK 749
PALANISAMY M IND 649
SEMMANDA PONNUSAMY K IND 318

Electoral History and Background

Senthamangalam assembly constituency is reserved for Schedule Tribe. It is a newly formed after constituency delimitations 2008. It is included in the Namakkal parliamentary constituency. In 2011 election R. Santhi of DMDK won the seat polling 76637 votes. Second was DMK candidate K Ponnusamy with 68132 votes.

Senthamangalam has a population of 18,085. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Senthamangalam has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%.

Senthamangalam Assembly Election Videos 2016