Thiruvottiyur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are DMDK, BSP, BJP, JMM and PBM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate T. G. Venkatesh Babu a good lead of around 99704 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 Industrial Labours, fishermen and business people are the related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Gokul.R||Naam Tamilar Katchi||3961|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||2917|
|Nandhakumar.B||Gokula Makkal Katchi||252|
|Sundar.D||Vidiyalai Thedum Indhiyargal Party||100|
|Sowri Rajan.M||PPI (S)||64|
In the 2011 assembly elections the candidate from AIADMK party Kuppan, K. won the constituency defeating the DMK party. The winning party got 93944 votes and the runner up party got 66653 votes. The DMK has won the constituency thrice in the previous assembly elections. The Indian National Congress has won the constituency once in the year 1984 under G. K. J. Baarathi.
Thiruvottriyur is a suburb in North Chennai. Though it belongs to Tiruvalluvar district, it is administered by Chennai Corporation. It was one of the oldest habitations by the sea and mainly fishing was the main occupation of the people of this place.