Karur Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Karur legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, PPI(S), INC and IJK.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate M. Thambidurai a good lead of around 195247 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 ginning and spinning mills, dyeing factories and weaving employees, bus body building industries workers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Karur Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Vijayabhaskar .M.R AIADMK 58924
Subramanian .Bank .K INC 56258

Electoral History and Background

V.Senthil Balaji of the AIADMK party has won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011. Under the leadership of the same candidate the AIADMK party has won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2006. In the 2001 assembly elections the Indian National Congress has been victorious. DMK party has been victorious three times in this constituency. The ADK has won this constituency in four assembly elections. Indian National Congress has also won during the 1967 assembly elections.

Karur is a district as well as a constituency. The economy of Karur is agriculture as well as industry based. The total population of Karur is 1,064,493. For every 1000 males there are 1007 females.