Gangavalli legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, BJP, LJP and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.
The DMK, banking on the anti-incumbency factor of the ruling AIADMK 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 different categories of people will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|SIVAGAMI PARAMASIVAM. DR||BJP||2023|
|SENTHILKUMAR.P||Naam Tamilar Katchi||921|
|KUMAR.V||Valamaana Tamizhagam Katchi||196|
Gangavalli is an assembly Constituency in salem District. This constituency is reserved for members of schedule caste. In 2011 election R Subha of DMDK won this seat polling 72922 votes. Second came K Chinnadurai of DMK who got 59457 votes.
As of 2001 India census, Gangavalli had a population of 10,584. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Gangavalli has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 51%. Gangavalli is one of the taluk in Salem district since 2000 but it does have its own taluk office or any other important office here. Drinking water to the town is supplied from Valasakalpatty Village Lake. Agriculture is main business. Other businesses are automobile, textiles, milk products.