Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar 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 T. G. Venkatesh Babu of AIADMK a good lead of around 99704 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 AIDMK is holding on to its ground with its slew of welfare schemes. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls and any major political party may claim this seat.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|VASANTHI DEVI V||VCK||4195|
|DEVI G||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2513|
|MICHAEL RAJ M.A||IND||230|
|SADAIYANDI.E||SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (CO||132|
|ARUNTHATHI VADIVEL MURUGAN||IND||81|
|MEENACHI SUNDARAM V||IND||80|
|SUBASH BABU M||Anbu Udhayam Katchi||55|
|MURUGAN M.R.||Jebamani Janata||52|
|SHANMUGANANDHAM M||Vidiyalai Thedum Indhiyargal Party||42|
|SURESHKUMAR S||Makkalatchi Katchi||42|
In the 2015 by polls Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalitha has emerged victorious from Radkhakrishnan Nagar constituency. Jayalalithaa’s nearest rival C Mahendran from Communist Party of India (CPI) lost the seat by a large margin of votes. The AIADMK has been winning from this seat continuously from 2006. DMK party has won this constituency in the year 1996 and 1989.
This constituency is located between Royapuram, Perambur and Tiruvottiyur in North Chennai. This was one of the worst affected areas during the last year floods in Chennai. There was huge power problem in this area but that was sorted out by the setting up additional power plants on the OMR road. Mostly the fisher folk and the middle class and lower middle class people reside in this constituency. These categories of voters will play an important role in this election from this constituency.