Virudhunagar legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and UMK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate T. Radhakrishnan a good lead of around 145551votes. 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|
|SYED KAJA SHAREEF.M||DMDK||10127|
Pandiarajan.K of DMDK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011 getting 70441 votes. The DMK party has been victorious here thrice. ADK has won this constituency two times previously. Trinamool Congress has won this constituency once in the assembly elections of 2001.
This constituency is the administrative headquarters of Vidhunagar district. It is a marketing and service town for the surrounding areas. Other than the service sector the workforce is gainfully employed in agriculture, mining, quarrying, raising livestock, manufacturing, construction, trade and commerce. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls for which primarily agriculture, mining, quarrying, raising livestock, manufacturing, construction, trade and commerce are the related voters will decide the verdict.