Vasudevanallur Assembly Election 2016

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Vasudevanallur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, INC and SDPI.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate M. Vasanthi a good lead of around 161774 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 farm labours and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Vasudevanallur Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
MANOHARAN A AIADMK Won
73904
ANBALAGAN S Puthiya Tamilagam 55146
SAMUTHIRAKANI R CPI 13735
RAJKUMAR N BJP 13735
PALANISAMY G NTK 4008
ARUNACHALAM M IND 3865
None of the Above None of the Above 2763
SAMY M IND 1343
KASIPANDIYAN K PMK 1198
NIRMAL KUMAR M BSP 522
MANOKARAN M IND 402

Electoral History and Background

In the 2011 assembly elections Dr S. Duraiappa of the AIADMK party won the constituency. In the previous assembly elections of 2006 MDMK party was victorious. TMC (M) has won this constituency twice in the previous assembly elections. The Indian National Congress has been victorious three times consecutively in assembly elections. CPM party has twice consecutively in the previous assembly elections. The DMK has also won twice in the past assembly elections.

The constituency of Vasudevanallur is a panchayat town in the Tirunelveli district. It has a total of 22 panchayat villages. The total voters on the electoral roll from this constituency are 2,19,497 including 1,08,766 men and 1,10,727 women. The economy this constituency is agro based.

Vasudevanallur Assembly Election Videos 2016