Vaniyambadi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are Congress and All Muslim Parties.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate B. Senguttuvan a good lead of around 5939 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 AIDMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes.
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Garments, Gloves, Shoes and leather goods manufacturers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|VAKEEL AHMED . T. S||AIMIM||10117|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||1774|
|J. WAZEER AHMED||JSP||848|
|ABDUL GAFFAR. P.||IND||243|
AIADMK won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011. The candidate for the party was Sampath Kumar. Govi who defeated the DMK party with 80563 votes. The Indian National Congress has won the constituency three times. The IND party has won two times this constituency. The ADK party has won this constituency once in 1980 assembly elections. The DMK party has won this constituency thrice in the previous assembly elections.
The constituency of Vaniyambadi is situated in the district of Vellore. Agriculture is main occupation of people here. It is known for leather industry.