This constituency is a strong hold of the DMK party. DMK has won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2006, 2001, 1996, 1989, 1977, 1971 and 1967. The 2011 assembly election got out of the grip of DMK and the AIADMK won with 67522 votes.
The DMK was defeated in a straight fight. The ADK has won the constituency thrice in the assembly elections of 1991, 1984 and 1980.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|Selvam Ku. Ka||DMK||Won
|None of the Above||None of the Above||3633|
|Murugesan||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2075|
|Jaffer Sadik J||IND||184|
|Dhananjayan T S||IND||174|
|Mogan Kumar S P||IND||143|
One of the legislative assemblies in chennai is Thousand Lights. This constituency is part of Chennai central. It is populate by mostly muslims. There are major places to worship for muslims in this place. Muslims also govern the working class in this region.