Velachery legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and PMK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate J. Jayavardhan a good lead of around 136625 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|
|V N RAJAN||DMDK||9654|
|None of the Above||None of the Above||4225|
|RAJA KRISHNAMOORTHY @ KITTY||IND||2477|
It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily Industrial workers and IT Companies employees are the related voters will decide the verdict.
In the 2011 assembly elections M.K.Ashok won the constituency of the political party AIADMK. All parties were defeated; the party closest on the trail was PMK.
Velachery is a residential area in south Chennai. As many as 17.23 lakh men, 17.25 lakh women are on the electoral roll. There are many companies established in this constituency.