Rishivandiyam legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are BJP, BSP, INC, LSP and IJK.
In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is Vijayakanth from DMDK. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the last assembly election.
|Name of the Candidate||Party Name||Results|
|None of the Above||NOTA||867|
|MUNIYAN.K||Naam Tamilar Katchi||782|
|ELUMALAI.N||Valimai Valartchi Indians Party||239|
|SHANKAR.S||Youth And Students Party||119|
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.
Rishivandiyam is a state assembly constituency is part of Cuddalore Lok Sabha constituency. In 2011 election, it had 204,469 total numbers of voters. It included 30% Vanniars, 24% Adi Dravidars, 13% Mudaliars, 12% Yadavas, 5% Muslims and 7% Christians.