Uthangarai legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP and VCK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Ashok Kumar a good lead of around 206591 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 Business People, Small Scale Industry Workers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1717|
|S A Pandu||BJP||1591|
|Venkatesan T||Naam Tamilar Katchi||728|
Manoranjitham of the AIADMK party won this constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011. In the previous assembly elections of 1971 the DMK party was victorious. In the assembly elections of 1967 the DMK party was victorious.
The constituency of Uthangarai is a taluk in Dharmapuri district. It is a reserved constituency. Uthangarai comprises 185revenue villages. Here 51% of males and the 45% of female are registered as voters.