Udhagamandalam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and INC.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate C. Gopalakrishnan a good lead of around 124002 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|
|King Narcissus, K.||DMDK||3111|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||2912|
|Jagan, R.||Naam Tamilar Katchi||748|
|Subramani, N.||Gandhiya Makkal Iyakkam||554|
|Jalal Ali, S.||IDMMK||427|
In 2011 assembly elections Budhichandhiran of AIADMK party won the constituency defeating the Indian National Congress. The defeated candidate from Indian National Congress was Ganesh.R. The winner won with 61605 votes.
Udhagamandalam or Ooty is a town and municipality. It is a popular hill station located in Nilgiri hills. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily tea estate workers, cottage industry labourers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.