Tirupattur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.
The DMK, banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK 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 different categories of people will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|ASAISELVAN||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2801|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1939|
|ANTONY LAWRANCE I||IJK||1128|
|CHITRA DEVI V||IND||293|
|VIJAYAMURUGAN S||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||201|
Tiruppattur is a town located in Vellore District which is one of the oldest towns in Tamil Nadu. Tirupattur (vellore) assembly constituency comes under general category. In 2011 assembly election K.G.Ramesh of AIADMK won the Thiruppattur (vellore) seat with 82895 votes. Second was S.Rajendran of DMK with 61103 votes.
It is known as the "Sandalwood Town" due to the abundant availability of sandalwood trees in the surrounding hills. According to 2011 census, Tirupathur had a population of 64,125 with a sex-ratio of 1,010 females for every 1,000 males, much above the national average of 929. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 18.33% and .43% of the population respectively. The average literacy of the town was 76.22%, compared to the national average of 72.99%.
As per the religious census of 2011, Tirupattur (M) had 67.73% Hindus, 28.49% Muslims, 3.02% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs, 0.01% Buddhists, 0.47% Jains, 0.26% following other religions and 0.0% following no religion or did not indicate any religious preference.