Dr.Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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.

Dr-radhakrishnan-nagar Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
JAYALALITHAA J AIADMK Won
97218
SHIMLA MUTHUCHOZHAN DMK 57673
VASANTHI DEVI V VCK 4195
AGNES F PMK 3011
RAJA M.N BJP 2928
NOTA NOTA 2873
DEVI G Naam Tamilar Katchi 2513
EDINBUROUGH J BSP 327
MICHAEL RAJ M.A IND 230
SELVARANI IND 206
MARIMUTHU P IND 204
GOPI M IND 189
ARUNTHATHI RAMACHANDRAN IND 177
VENUGOPAL D SHS 162
SADAIYANDI.E SOCIALIST UNITY CENTRE OF INDIA (CO 132
RAVI PARAYANAR.D RPI(A) 125
BHUVANESWARI P IND 119
KAVERISELVAM M IND 104
NAMBIRAJAN N IND 100
JAYALAKSHMI K IND 99
MANAOHARAN S IND 98
PREMKUMAR P IND 82
ARUNTHATHI VADIVEL MURUGAN IND 81
MEENACHI SUNDARAM V IND 80
CHANDRASEKAR K IND 73
YUVARAJ S IND 73
PONRAJ P IND 72
PRAVINA G IND 63
GAJENDRAN P IND 63
SWAMY A.K IND 61
DURAIVEL V IND 57
JAGADISHWARAREDDY K IND 57
SUBASH BABU M Anbu Udhayam Katchi 55
MURUGAN M.R. Jebamani Janata 52
PRAKASH S IND 48
BASKARAN N IND 48
SHANMUGANANDHAM M Vidiyalai Thedum Indhiyargal Party 42
SURESHKUMAR S Makkalatchi Katchi 42
SEKAR S IND 37
THANGAVEL V IND 35
RAJU R.S IND 35
BASKAR P IND 31
MEGAVANAN I IND 29
RAJ L IND 28
RAMESH R IND 20

Electoral History and Background

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.