Sholavandan Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Sholavandan legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP and TMMK.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate R. Gopalkrishnan a good lead of around 197436 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.

Banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK, the DMK 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 primarily agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Sholavandan Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
MANICKAM K AIADMK Won
87044
BHAVANI.C DMK 62187
PANDIYAMMAL R VCK 7357
PALANIVEL SWAMY S BJP 2766
None of the Above NOTA 1930
SAKTHI C Naam Tamilar Katchi 1553
MUTHAIAH S PMK 857
JAYAKUMAR V BSP 556
KANDAVEL S IND 519
PERIYAKARUPPAN C All India Forward Bloc 508
SEKAR N IND 282
KANNAN S Gandhiyan Peoples Party 265
REMESH K IND 225
SILAMBARASAN P IND 138
SEENIVASAN M IND 137

Electoral History and Background

In the assembly elections of 2011 Karuppiah M V won the constituency for AIADMK getting 86376 votes. The DMK party has won this constituency totally five times in the past assembly elections. The ADMK party won this constituency in the assembly elections of 2001. Indian National Congress has won this constituency consecutively in the assembly elections of 1984 and 1980. ADK party has been victorious once in the year of 1977.

This constituency is situated in the district of Madurai. The prime occupation of the inhabitants is agriculture. The irrigation facility provided by the Vagai River is a big boon. Coconut and banana are some of the major crops here apart from the common paddy crop.

Sholavandan Assembly Election Videos 2016