Sivaganga legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and INC.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate P.R. Senthilnathan a good lead of around 225144 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 Metal Workers, Weavers and agriculture related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SATHIANATHAN.M @ MEPPAL M.SAKTHI||DMK||75061|
|SRITHAR VANDAIYAR. G. M.||All India Forward Bloc||5214|
|KOTTAIKUMAR. RAMA||Naam Tamilar Katchi||3118|
|None of the Above||NOTA||1530|
|SURESH KUMAR. B||IND||702|
|SARAVANA RAMAKRISHNAN. M||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||243|
|SELVARAJ.V||Makkal Manadu Katchi||149|
S. Gunasekaran won this constituency in the 2011 assembly elections of the CPI party with 75176 votes. The Indian National Congress with votes of 70794. The CPI party won the constituency again in the assembly elections of 2006 under the leadership of s, Gunasekaran. The DMK party has won this constituency previously four times in the past assembly elections. O Subramanian of the INC party won this constituency consecutively three times in 1977, 1980 and 1984. The ADK party has won this constituency once in the 199. The ADMK party has won this constituency once in the assembly elections of 2001.
Sivganganga constituency comes under the district of Sivaganga. This constituency is a major producer of graphite.