Sirkazhi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP and VCK.
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|
|JOTHI.B||Naam Tamilar Katchi||1430|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1360|
|SASIDHARAN.M||Valamaana Tamizhagam Katchi||161|
Sirkazhi is a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu. It is a Scheduled Caste reserved constituency. Sirkazhi is a municipal town in Nagapattinam district. Sirkazhi was a part of Thanjavur district until 1991 and has later been part of Nagapattinam district.
According to the 2011 census, Sirkazhi had a population of 318,875 with 157,621 males and 161,254 females. There were 1023 women for every 1000 men. The taluk had a literacy rate of 73.67. In 2011 assembly election from Sirkazhi(SC) M. Sakthi OF AIADMK got 83811 votes. His nearest rival was P.Durairajan of VCK who got 56502 votes.