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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2664|
|ANBUTHAMBI R||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2219|
|SEMMANDA PONNUSAMY K||IND||318|
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%.