Veerapandi 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 parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate V. Pannerselvam a good lead of around 267610 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 Textile 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||2828|
In the 2011 assembly elections A Rajendran of AIADMK won the constituency. Under the leadership of the AIADMK the constituency of Veerapandi developed. The DMK party won five times in this constituency. After the assembly elections of 2006 DMK party was holding the seat of this constituency. The ADK part won consecutively three times in 1977, 1980 and the 1984 elections.
The constituency Veerapandi is a suburb of Salem. There is Vinayaga Missions University near Veerapandi. The main economy of this place is based on agriculture, textiles and finance.