Madurantakam Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate K. Maragatham a good lead of around 146866 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 related voters will decide the verdict.

Madurantakam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
S.Pugazhenthi DMK Won
C.K.Thamizharasan AIADMK 70736
A.Adhikesavan PMK 16215
M.Thennarasu DMDK 11773
B.Vetriselvam Naam Tamilar Katchi 813
V.Sathyanarayanan BSP 767
M.Vinayagamurthy IJK 652
C.Anandan All India Pattali Munnetra Katchi 605
S.Jayanthi IND 470
A.M.Manibharathi IND 318
M.Harikrishnan IND 312

Electoral History and Background

S. Kanitha of AIADMK party won this constituency in the assembly elections of 2011 with 79256 votes. In the previous assembly elections of 2006 the Indian National Congress won the constituency. The DMK party has won this constituency five times in the past assembly elections. The ADK has won this constituency twice consecutively in the assembly elections of year 1991 and 1989. The ADMK has won this constituency once in 2001 assembly elections.

Maduranthakam is a constituency in the Kanchipuram district. The Maduranthakam Lake is a popular lake as it is a man made and the second largest lake in Southern India. Agriculture is the main occupation of many inhabitants here.