Tirukkoyilur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. Rajendran a good lead of around 193367 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.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||2110|
|Rajasekar D||Naam Tamilar Katchi||732|
Venkatesan.L of the DMDK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 78229 votes leaving behind other opponents. The closest was DMK with 69438 votes. A. S. Kumarasamy of the DMK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 1971. E. M. Subramaniam of the Indian National Congress won the constituency in the assembly elections of 1967.
This constituency of Tirukkoyilur is a panchayat town in the district of Villipuram. This constituency has two segments of East and West Tirukkoyilur i.e. Keeliyur and Melur. This region has a historical importance. Agriculture is the prominent occupation in this region. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which workers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.