Kovilpatti Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Kovilpatti legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP and PMK.

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate Jeyasingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee a good lead of around 124002 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 Industrial Labourers and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.

Kovilpatti Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
C. Kadambur Raju AIADMK 51755
A.Subramanian DMK 49273

Electoral History and Background

In the 2011 assembly elections AIADMK won the constituency with a thumping majority under the leadership of C Kadambur Raju. In the 2006 assembly elections again the AIADMK was victorious.

Kovilpatti is an industrial city located in Thoothukudi district. It is popular for match factories, textile mills and fireworks industry. The establishment of the southern railway and other industries has improved the social and economic condition of this constituency.