Madurai South legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, INC and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate R. Gopalkrishnan a good lead of around 197436 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 Agricultural Labours, horticultural workers and industrial labourers are the related voters will decide the verdict.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|VIJAYAKUMAR. B||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2594|
|NAJIMA BEGUM .S||Socialistic Democratic Party||2210|
|MARI SELVAM. S||PMK||864|
|MUJEEB RAHUMAN. A||IND||267|
|GANESAN .U||United Communist Party of India||177|
Annadurai R of the CPM party won the constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 getting 83441 votes. It defeated all the parties the closest on its tail was INC with 37990 votes.
The constituency of Madurai South is under the jurisdiction of Madurai district. The taluk has a literacy rate of 81.26 during a recent survey. Majority of the population is agriculture dependant but most of them are active voters.