Paramakudi legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BSP, VCK and IJK.
In the last parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK candidate A. Anwhar Raajhaa a good lead of around 267610 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 cloths weaver and agricultural related voters will decide the verdict.
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(Dr)S Sundararaj of the AIADMK party won the constituency in the assembly elections of the year 2011. In the following year of 2006 Indian National Congress was victorious. In the year 2001 the assembly elections were won by TMC(M). DMK party has won totally three times here in the assembly elections. ADK party has won five consecutive elections in this constituency.
The constituency of Paramakudi is a district in Ramanathapuram. The economy of the constituency is primarily agro based plus with the some industries here and there. Paramakudi has a population of 265,003 with 134,080 males and 130,923 females. There were 976 women for every 1000 men.