Villupuram legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP and PBM.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate S. Rajendran a good lead of around 193367 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|
|SHANMUGAM C VE||AIADMK||Won
|AMEER ABBAS S M||IUML||47130|
|MUGAMADHU ALI JINNA M||IND||841|
|KALIAMOORTHY G KARUNCHIRUTHAI||BSP||456|
|SHANMUGAM V C||IND||370|
|SULTHAN MOIDEEN D||IND||294|
|VENKATESH KUMAR K||IND||165|
|VICTOR A S||IND||161|
In 2011 assembly elections Shanmugam.C.V of AIADMK party won the constituency. The DMK party has won this constituency seven times in the previous assembly elections. The ADK party has won this constituency three times in the previous assembly elections.
Villupuram is a Lok Sabha constituency. During 2008 delimitation it was converted to a reserved constituency. Auroville is an experimental township in this constituency.