Thirumayam Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

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

In the last assembly elections in 2011, this assembly segment had given the AIADMK a good lead. The current MLA of the constituency is P K Vairamuthu from AIADMK. 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.

Thirumayam Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
Sivakumar P DMK Won
Neelakandan V AIADMK 58422
Suganthi CPM 5702
None of the Above None of the Above 2685
Vanithamani D PMK 2056
Gowri Naam Tamilar Katchi 1831
Pushparaj SDPI 925
Chandrasekar IJK 482
Sathish S BSP 468
Neelakandan G IND 328
Karunanidhi K IND 224
Yuvaraj V SHS 201
Sheela Baskaran IND 171
Nageshrao R IND 165
Prabhakaran K Makkalatchi Katchi 157
Puvinthan S IND 144
Suresh Babu S IND 135
Vasanthakumar M IND 134
Venugopal S IND 127
Sulochana S YSP 110
Sundar IND 96
Kolanji IND 91
Moorhi G IND 52

Electoral History and Background

Thirumayam assembly constituency is in Pudukkottai district. The headquarters of the taluk is the town of Thirumayam. According to the 2011 census, Thirumayam had a population of 158,860 with 79,049 males and 79,811 females. There were 1010 women for every 1000 men. The constituency has a literacy rate of 68.3.with a sex-ratio of 999 females for every 1,000 males. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 7.44% and .66% of the population respectively.

The average literacy of the town was 79.55%. As per the religious census of 2011, Tirupparankunram had 91.79% Hindus, 3.62% Muslims, 4.46% Christians, 0.01% Sikhs and 0.11% following other religions.