Srivilliputhur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are CPI and BSP.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate T. Radhakrishnan a good lead of around 145551 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 Hand loom Weaver and Agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|CHANDRA PRABHA. M||AIADMK||Won
|KALYANASUNDARAM. A||Naam Tamilar Katchi||3833|
|None of the Above||NOTA||2166|
|PANDI MUNIRAJA. M||IND||347|
V. Ponnupandi of the CPI party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 73485 votes. The same party was victorious in the assembly elections of the year 2006. The ADK party won this constituency three times consecutively in the past assembly elections. ADMK party has won this constituency twice. DMK has won this constituency thrice in the assembly elections.
This constituency is located in the Virudhnagar district. The primary occupations in Srivilliputhur are hand loom weaving and farming.