Musiri 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 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|
|VIJAYA BABU S||INC||57311|
|RAJASEKARAN M||Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)||8581|
|ASAITHAMBI E||Naam Tamilar Katchi||2446|
|HARIBASKAR K||Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi||1063|
|RAMAJAYAM T K||IND||879|
|RAYADURAI K||Indiya Jananayaka Katchi||816|
|CHANDRAVEL T||United Communist Party of India||233|
|KALAISELVAN K||Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi||217|
|CHELLAPERUMAL||Namadhu Makkal Katchi||162|
Musiri is a separate assembly constituency falling under Perambalur Parliamentary constituency. It is a Taluk and Revenue Division headquarters in Tiruchirappalli District. N. R. Sivapathi of AIADMK won the seat in 2011 assembly elections.
As of 2011 India census, Musiri had a population of 60290. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Musiri has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. Agriculture is the main occupation in this town situated on the northern bank of Kaveri River.